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  1. July 29, 2014

    NYT profits down 54% as ad sales drop

    A fall in advertising sales and stepped-up investment in digital products sapped second-quarter profit at the New York Times...

  2. March 26, 2014

    New York Times boss takes swipe at Bloomberg over China

    Mark Thompson, chief executive of the New York Times, has taken a swipe at Bloomberg after the chairman of the financial...

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  1. February 12, 2014

    BBC’s HR boss caught in the media spotlight

    Lucy Adams’ five years at the BBC have coincided with one of the most torrid periods in the corporation’s history: spending...

  2. February 6, 2014

    Media groups split by tech-driven ad buying

    The rapid adoption of technology-driven ad buying is leading to a tale of two cities in the media business. At AOL, total...

  3. February 3, 2014

    Ex-BBC chief apologises for £100m technology project failure

    Mark Thompson, the head of the BBC when a flagship technology project costing nearly £100m foundered, has apologised to MPs...

  4. January 28, 2014

    Reviving the BBC after the scandals

    Since Tony Hall took over at the BBC last year, the director-general has been on a mission to refocus the broadcaster’s...

  5. January 28, 2014

    Watchdog attacks BBC management over digital project

    Director-General Tony Hall’s decision to scrap a flagship BBC technology project costing nearly £100m has come under...

  6. January 27, 2014

    BBC: the agony of managing ‘Auntie’

    Greg Dyke told staff “to cut the crap”, Mark Thompson insisted on one-to-one meetings, and George Entwistle . . . well, he...

  7. December 16, 2013

    MPs probing BBC pay-offs attack culture of ‘cronyism’

    The BBC had a culture of “cronyism . . . that allowed for the liberal use of other people’s money”, MPs said in a report...

  8. December 10, 2013

    BBC to axe management boards in bid to cut bureaucracy

    The BBC is to eliminate more than half of its internal committees, as it seeks to bring the curtain down on an era of...

  9. October 17, 2013

    Thompson called to account for BBC digital failure

    Mark Thompson, the former BBC director-general, has been summoned to appear before MPs in a probe of the broadcaster’s...

  10. September 11, 2013

    BBC: The British Blameshifting Corp

    Seven past and present BBC leaders were hauled before a parliamentary inquiry on Monday to account for management failures...

  11. September 11, 2013

    Politicians are responsible for the BBC’s infighting

    In principle, I favour the separation of chairmen and chief executives, but when they have to be physically separated in...

  12. September 9, 2013

    BBC showdown produces little light

    It was one of the most eagerly-anticipated parliamentary hearings of the year – a showdown between Lord Patten, chairman of...

  13. September 9, 2013

    BBC payouts bring tension in Parliament

    Mark Thompson, chief executive of the New York Times, faced a grilling from MPs on Monday over the high level of severance...

  14. September 9, 2013

    Lessons from the BBC’s pay scandal

    There can be no winners in the unedifying row between Lord Patten, chairman of the BBC’s governing Trust, and its former...

  15. Westminster Blog

    September 9, 2013

    MPs question BBC pay offs

    This is the transcript of the Live Blog session ending at 18:04 on 9 Sep 2013. (c) PA Mr Thompson giving evidence Senior BBC...

  16. The A-List

    September 9, 2013

    Abolish the BBC Trust before it does more damage

    The ghost of Tony Blair has haunted the corridors of the Westminster parliament for the past two weeks. David Cameron...

  17. September 8, 2013

    Abolition of BBC Trust backed by head of parliamentary committee

    The head of a parliamentary committee which scrutinises the media has said he would support abolishing the BBC Trust, with...

  18. September 6, 2013

    BBC Trust faces question time in pay-off quarrel

    It was not supposed to be like this. The creation in 2007 of a new governing body for the BBC was meant to resolve concern...

  19. September 6, 2013

    BBC Trust attacks Mark Thompson’s position on pay-offs

    The BBC Trust has attacked as “bizarre” leaked evidence from Mark Thompson, its former director-general, claiming the...

  20. August 1, 2013

    NYT bolstered by digital subscriptions

    Digital subscriptions have become a small but increasing revenue stream for the New York Times Company, as the publisher...

  21. July 12, 2013

    BBC needs to tune in to harder times

    Funded by taxpayers yet independent of political control, the BBC occupies a unique and privileged place in British public...

  22. July 11, 2013

    Former BBC director-general hits back over severance payments

    Mark Thompson, a former director-general of the BBC, has hit back at the description of events given by Lord Patten and...

  23. July 10, 2013

    BBC severance payouts ‘shock’ Lord Patten

    Lord Patten, chairman of the BBC Trust, voiced “shock and dismay” over the size of severance payments to former BBC senior...

  24. June 26, 2013

    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London – review

    Increasingly, stage musicals of movies – even if the story existed in another medium before it was filmed – have become...

  25. April 25, 2013

    New York Times unveils digital subscription plan after weak quarter

    The New York Times Company on Thursday unveiled details of its new strategy to reposition the publisher for the digital era...

  26. April 1, 2013

    Killing projects is the hardest innovation

    Pascal Soriot, AstraZeneca’s new chief executive, has just laid out a new strategy to “focus, accelerate and transform” the...

  27. February 25, 2013

    IHT to be rebranded in overseas drive

    The International Herald Tribune will publish its last edition under that name after the New York Times Company said on...

  28. February 21, 2013

    NY Times to sell Boston Globe newspaper

    The New York Times Company on Wednesday said it will put its Boston Globe newspaper and related New England media properties...

  29. November 28, 2012

    Media groups grapple with succession

    The big succession question at News Corp has been answered, for now at least. No, not the endlessly discussed matter of...

  30. November 15, 2012

    Audit leader says ‘thank you for the music’

    James Grigor is a music lover with an eclectic mix of favourites, from Eminem to Cheryl Cole to 1960s rock. But he...

  31. November 12, 2012

    BBC presenters speak out

    David Dimbleby “It is still over-managed and the management still speak gobbledegook. Any editor, any head of a department...

  32. November 12, 2012

    Thompson has tough first day in new job

    Mark Thompson arrived at the New York Times on Monday morning with a television news crew waiting outside the newspaper’s...

  33. November 11, 2012

    Q&A: Does BBC have structural problem?

    Is there a problem with the structure of BBC News that caused the Newsnight scandals? Lord Patten calls for a “radical...

  34. November 11, 2012

    BBC needs to relearn its journalistic ABC

    The BBC is in some trouble. Losing two directors-general to shoddy journalism within a decade is more than careless....

  35. November 10, 2012

    BBC director-general Entwistle resigns

    George Entwistle has resigned as director-general of the BBC, saying it was the “honourable thing” to do in light of a...

  36. October 28, 2012

    Thompson pressed over Savile claims

    Mark Thompson, the former director-general of the BBC, has become further embroiled in controversy surrounding the Jimmy...

  37. October 25, 2012

    NYT shares tumble as ad revenues dive

    A steep fall in advertising revenues at the New York Times Company triggered a 22 per cent drop in the publisher’s share...

  38. October 24, 2012

    NY Times to reveal Boston experiment

    When the New York Times reports third-quarter figures on Thursday, attention will focus on digital subscription figures at...

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