Once upon a time, the hottest kind of publisher to be in the U.S. was a European one. Companies like Bonnier, Dennis, Emap, Bauer and Hachette Filipacchi established footholds in the States with buzzy titles, made big acquisitions and touted cross-Atlantic success of the Euro business model (heavy on newsstand sales, light on subscriptions).
The Guardian on Friday announced plans to unite its digital properties under one Web domain: theguardian.com.
The Guardian wants Britain to know it's taking over the weekend. No, literally taking it over, to the point where Brits will soon be forced to refer to their days off as The Guardian and Observer Weekend.™
After three decades, Sir John Hegarty and Dan Wieden are still trying to one-up each other. That was immediately clear at Cannes this summer when they took the stage together to celebrate the 30th anniversaries of Bartle Bogle Hegarty and Wieden + Kennedy, founded within weeks of each other in 1982.
In what the Guardian is calling an “unprecedented legal attack on journalists' sources,” Scotland Yard is seeking to use the Official Secrets Act to force the newspaper's reporters to disclose their confidential sources for articles related to the News of t