Posted by Sheila Shayon on November 25, 2010 01:00 PM
Rupert Murdoch, the poster boy for old-school journalism, has just invested $30 million in an iPad-centric diigtal newspaper, The Daily. Seeing the digital tablet as the new printing press, Murdoch has said The Daily is his “Number one most exciting project,” a sentiment echoed by son James who called it “our flagship project.”
News Corp., a staunch defender of paid content in digital times, sees the iPad as the path to regain revenue for news. As the Daily Telegraph's editor, Garry Linnell, comments in an interview with Mumbrella above, the iPad has helped take News Ltd’s online journalism in Australia “from the Flintstones to the Jetsons.”
With his so-called iNewspaper coming to the iPad next month, Murdoch's looking to digitize and monetize the rest of his empire.Continue reading...
Posted by Shirley Brady on November 23, 2010 09:00 AM
Apple announces Black Friday sale.
BP's $2 billion Gulf compensation fund fails to quell critics.
Citi launches "financial capability" site to educate consumers.
Coty is buying Philosophy, one of of Oprah's "Ultimate Favorite Things" brands.
Disney's video games chief steps down.
Gawker forced to remove Sarah Palin book excerpts.
GM plans 100-dealer network for Baojun in China.Continue reading...