07/08/2020

Business

Virus hastens newspapers' slide into shaky digital future

The coronavirus crisis has weighed heavily on print newspapers already battling for survival around the world, with the number of copies sold tumbling while less profitable digital readerships surge.

Business

For-profit media model has collapsed, expert says

The for-profit media model has collapsed, and newspapers have not been able to craft a digital response, says Penelope Abernathy, former vice-president of the Wall Street Journal and New York Times, and a University of North ...

Business

Singapore company director charged over Wirecard scandal

A company director has been charged in Singapore with falsifying letters linked to scandal-hit German payments giant Wirecard, according to court documents, as the fallout from the firm's collapse spreads further around the ...

Business

Advertising slump during virus crisis hits media jobs

Media redundancies, partial layoffs and managerial wage cuts are on the rise as advertising markets implode, despite customers showing an ever stronger appetite for information on the coronavirus crisis.

Security

Saudi Arabia seeks to tame powerful cyber armies

Online armies of self-styled Saudi patriots riding a wave of state-led nationalism attack critics and what they call "traitors" of the kingdom—but their growing clout has left the government uneasy.

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