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Weekly comms news round up 27/01/12

Posted: January 27, 2012 at 1:49 pm No Comments »

This week’s comms news curated from @CisionUK.

Cover prices put people off buying newspapers – survey by @GreensladeR via Guardian

“The National Federation of Retail Newsagents (NFRN) believes it has
an “overwhelming” case for an Office of Fair Trading review of the newspaper and magazine industry.”

Streamed TV is a hit with UK viewers by@Shearmans via Brand Republic

“Television streaming services such as ITV Player are becoming more mainstream in the UK and users are more willing to pay for them, according to research from KPMG.”

Julian Assange to host own TV show by @JoshHalliday via Guardian

“The WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, has announced that he is to host his own TV series, interviewing “key political players, thinkers and revolutionaries” from around the world.”

“There’s been plenty of coverage about the integration of Google+ into search over the past few days, but this particular iteration really caught our attention:”

Is Facebook gearing up to shake up the online news industry? by @gordonmacmillan via THE Wall

“Interesting move here from Facebook which is hiring more journalists. It has has just gone out and hired a managing editor in the form of Bloomberg journalist Dan Fletcher to be the company’s managing editor leading some to speculate the social network has increasingly larger plans for online news.”

And… for those who missed @Kesterf‘s Social Publishing webinar you can now view it on YouTube.

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About the author: sabina

Sabina Rosander is the Community Manager for Cision UK as well as Seek Or Shout UK. Previously Senior Internet Media Researcher at Cision UK. She has also worked as a Press Officer for BBE Records.

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