Axel Springer

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German publisher Axel Springer says journalists could be replaced by AI
Owner of Politico urges focus on investigative journalism and original commentary, as company prepares for job cuts at German papers Die Welt and Bild

Jonathan Yerushalmy

01, Mar, 2023 @1:23 AM

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Uber offered shares to media barons for political help, leak reveals
Tech firm wooed owners of publications in Europe and India as it sought favourable treatment from governments, documents show

Felicity Lawrence

11, Jul, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Bild, Merkel and the culture wars: the inside story of Germany’s biggest tabloid
The long read: The newspaper Bild long poured vitriol on the country’s left-wingers and ‘do gooders’. But now it has a new target: the chancellor

Thomas Meaney

16, Jul, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Google to ditch controversial 'first click free' policy
US company to replace policy forcing news outlets to offer three free articles a day in exchange for visibility on its search engine

Graham Ruddick Media editor

02, Oct, 2017 @4:00 AM

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Axel Springer buys eMarketer to reduce digital ad dependency
The German publisher continues to focus on building its digital subscription business with $250m purchase of research company

Mark Sweney

10, Jun, 2016 @1:22 PM

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BBC websites dominate the market in online news views
Top 10 media publishers responsible for 65% of news consumed in Britain

Roy Greenslade

09, Feb, 2016 @10:34 AM

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Eclipse looms for newspaper giants buying a place in the digital sun
Ad blockers are wreaking havoc with the online revenue of newspapers, yet some groups continue to throw money around to acquire online rivals. What happens when boom turns to bust?

Peter Preston

04, Oct, 2015 @8:04 AM

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Axel Springer buys Business Insider for $343m
Henry Blodget, founder of US-based digital media company, to stay on as German publisher boosts stake in from 9% to 97%

Jasper Jackson

29, Sep, 2015 @11:25 AM

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Axel Springer sells off Russian media assets to comply with new law
German publisher joins other media companies faced by 20% ownership limit

Roy Greenslade

18, Sep, 2015 @7:55 AM

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How live video on Periscope helped 'get inside' the Syrian refugees story
Bild reporter Paul Ronzheimer travelled across Europe live-streaming interviews: ‘For the refugee story, the personalisation is very important’

Stuart Dredge

13, Sep, 2015 @11:00 AM

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Bild's stance over Alan Kurdi image a typically bold move
German tabloid also publishes special four-page insert in Arabic welcoming refugees who had reached the capital

Jon Henley

09, Sep, 2015 @11:31 AM

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German paper Bild removes all photos in protest over Alan Kurdi complaints
Country’s best-selling newspaper says ‘the world must see the truth’ after readers voiced concern over its choice of images of the dead Syrian refugee

Jasper Jackson

08, Sep, 2015 @10:00 AM

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