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Innovation in News Media World Report 2016: A Roadmap

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.18.2016 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

"Daring to Print." So headlines Eric Fottorino, Editor of Le 1, and former editor of French daily Le Monde, in his foreword to what has become a ref...

German Court Rejects Erdogan's Request To Stop Media CEO Repeating Insult

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 05.10.2016 | World

BERLIN, May 10 (Reuters) - A German court on Tuesday rejected a request by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan for a preliminary injunction preventing th...

An Old-Media Empire, Axel Springer Reboots For The Digital Age

The New York Times | Judah Robinson | Posted 12.21.2015 | Media

BERLIN — When Mathias Döpfner, chief executive of Axel Springer, and a handful of his top managers first set their sights on the United States thre...

Up Against The Paywall

The Economist | Judah Robinson | Posted 11.23.2015 | Media

IS IT boom or doom in the news business? Headline-grabbing sums are being invested in online newspapers: Axel Springer, a German publisher, bought Bus...

Axel Springer To Buy Business Insider For $343 Million

Associated Press | Gabriel Arana | Posted 09.29.2015 | Media

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German publishing group Axel Springer SE says it has agreed to buy 88 percent of the Business Insider news website for $34...

Germany's Top News Publisher Bows To Google

Reuters | Harro Ten Wolde and Eric Auchard | Posted 01.05.2015 | Media

By Harro Ten Wolde and Eric Auchard FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's biggest news publisher Axel Springer has scrapped a bid to block Goo...

Why I, Like Mr. Dopfner, Fear Google

Carlo De Benedetti | Posted 07.15.2014 | World
Carlo De Benedetti

Let me make it plain: I fully share his view when he writes that "We are afraid of Google", expressing very clearly his many-faceted reasons for doing so, and speaking out against the forced nature of doing business with the search engine of Larry Page, Sergei Brin and Eric Schmidt: "Our business relationship is that of the Goliath of Google to the David of Axel Springer."

TechScape: Who Doesn't Want A Smart Ad Server?

Bill_Robinson | Posted 10.08.2012 | Technology

The United States is filled with companies right now all crucially striving to provide the panacea to the online advertising market represented by Google, the big ad agencies and the advertisers themselves who are all trying to figure out this massive, exploding market.

New Journal Aims To Tip Scales In Debate Over Scientific Publishing

Reuters | Chris Wickham | Posted 08.12.2012 | Science

By Chris Wickham LONDON (Reuters) - The genteel but lucrative world of academic publishing is being stirred up by a dispute over who pa...

Giant Penis Sparks Bizarre Media War Between Berlin's Bild And "Taz" Papers

Der Spiegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Four decades ago, the mass-circulation tabloid Bild did its best to squelch the 1968 student movement in Berlin. This year, the German capital has see...

Arianna Huffington, Mathias Dopfner Clash Over Paid Content At Monaco Media Forum (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Huffington Post editor-in-chief Arianna Huffington clashed with Axel Springer CEO Mathias Dopfner Thursday at the Monaco Media Forum. Huffington and ...

European Newspapers Thriving While Americans Struggle

New York Times | Eric Pfanner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

PARIS -- As the death toll in the American newspaper industry mounted this month, the German publisher Axel Springer, which owns Bild, the biggest new...