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Bezos to integrate WaPost app in new Kindle: report
Bezos to integrate WaPost app in new Kindle: report

Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos plans to tie the newspaper to his Amazon empire with a built-in Kindle tablet news app to reach a wider audience.

Bezos to integrate WaPost app in new Kindle: report
Britain's Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge. ©Reuters/Phil Noble
Australian paper shows Kate's bare bottom

One of Rupert Murdoch's Australian newspapers on Wednesday published a picture showing the bare bottom of Prince William's wife Kate, refusing to follow a "ridiculous" ban imposed by the British media.

Australian paper shows Kate's bare bottom
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US police arrest man after LA Times shooting threat

US police arrested a man late Friday after he entered the Los Angeles Times building and threatened to start shooting, the newspaper said.

US police arrest man after LA Times shooting threat
OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatović . Photo © RIA Novosti
OSCE urges Kazakhstan to reconsider restrictions on media and internet access

OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatović has expressed her concern over the changes in Kazakhstani legislation concerning freedom of speech and free internet access.

OSCE urges Kazakhstan to reconsider restrictions on media and internet access
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Kazakhstan to control mass media during emergencies

The new rules allow the command center in charge of the emergency site to "exert control over media outlets."

Kazakhstan to control mass media during emergencies
Xavier Bonilla. Photo courtesy of ecuavisa.com
Ecuadoran cartoonist sanctioned over sketch

A newspaper cartoonist was sanctioned by a new Ecuadoran media watchdog after publishing an image deemed harmful to President Rafael Correa, the artist said Friday.

Ecuadoran cartoonist sanctioned over sketch
'Je suis le sexy chien!': UK papers lap up Hollande scandal
'Je suis le sexy chien!': UK papers lap up Hollande scandal

British newspapers on Saturday leapt on allegations that Francois Hollande is having an affair with an actress, splashing the story over the front pages and poking fun at the French president.

'Je suis le sexy chien!': UK papers lap up Hollande scandal
Chen Guangbiao. ©Reuters/Carlos Barria
Chinese tycoon wants to 'rebuild' New York Times

A Chinese tycoon said Monday he is serious about buying the New York Times and wants to work on "rebuilding its credibility and influence" by reforming its award-winning coverage of China.

Chinese tycoon wants to 'rebuild' New York Times
'Anonymous' hack puts Singapore on alert
'Anonymous' hack puts Singapore on alert

Activist group Anonymous hacked a Singapore newspaper website Friday and threatened wider cyber attacks over Internet freedom.

'Anonymous' hack puts Singapore on alert
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Court slams Turkey for violating paper's freedom of expression

Turkey violated national newspaper Cumhuriyet's freedom of expression when it prevented further publication of an interview given by the current President Abdullah Gul to Britain's The Guardian in 1995.

Court slams Turkey for violating paper's freedom of expression
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Cyber attacks hit Twitter, New York Times

Twitter and The New York Times were hit with cyber attacks on Tuesday, with credit quickly claimed by a group backing embattled Syrian strongman Bashar Al-Assad.

Cyber attacks hit Twitter, New York Times
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. ©REUTERS/Robert Galbraith
Facebook tunes ranking of stories in news feeds

Facebook's quest to be a personalized newspaper for the Internet age continued on Tuesday with tweaks aimed at making sure members spy hot stories from their friends.

Facebook tunes ranking of stories in news feeds
Amazon's Bezos buys Washington Post for $250 mn
Amazon's Bezos buys Washington Post for $250 mn

The Washington Post, the legendary newspaper that broke the Watergate scandal, is being sold to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos as it seeks to survive the onslaught of the Internet.

Amazon's Bezos buys Washington Post for $250 mn
US confidence in newspapers hits new low: poll
US confidence in newspapers hits new low: poll

Confidence in newspapers has taken another hit among Americans, dropping to 23 percent.

US confidence in newspapers hits new low: poll
People carry an image of revolution leader Che Guevara. ©REUTERS/Enrique De La Osa
Bolivian paper releases unknown Che documents

Che Guevara's personal letters and a slew of unpublished photographs were published by a Bolivian newspaper Monday, nearly half a century after the Argentine-born Cuban revolution hero's death.

Bolivian paper releases unknown Che documents
Snowden extradition would be a 'betrayal': China media
Snowden extradition would be a 'betrayal': China media

A state-backed Chinese newspaper Monday said extraditing former spy Edward Snowden to the United States would be a "betrayal" of his trust and a "face-losing outcome" for Beijing.

Snowden extradition would be a 'betrayal': China media
World newspapers mull paywalls for survival
World newspapers mull paywalls for survival

Global newspaper chiefs have some rare good news to share after years of slumping print sales and advertising revenues -- readers appear increasingly willing to pay for online news.

World newspapers mull paywalls for survival
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Parcel bomb sent to Italian newspaper office

A parcel bomb was sent to the offices of Italian newspaper La Stampa on Tuesday but failed to detonate when opened, prompting an evacuation of the building as bomb disposal teams were deployed.

Parcel bomb sent to Italian newspaper office
New York Times revives effort to sell Boston Globe
New York Times revives effort to sell Boston Globe

The New York Times, facing a difficult environment for newspapers in the digital age, announced Wednesday that it was reviving its efforts to sell The Boston Globe.

New York Times revives effort to sell Boston Globe
NY Times making more from readers than advertising
NY Times making more from readers than advertising

The New York Times Company said Thursday that its revenue from readers and subscribers overtook that of advertising for the first time in 2012, as the media group reported a boost in profits.

NY Times making more from readers than advertising