Tag Archives: the independent

Pre-emptive Revenge

Russian media mogul Alexander Lebedev, who owns two UK newspapers, has punched a fellow guest off his seat during a televised economic debate in Moscow. Mr Lebedev, owner of the Independent and Evening Standard, hit former real estate businessmen Sergei Polonsky with two right hooks, sending him off the back of the platform. Mr Lebedev […]

In other news, people will not pay for content

From the BBC: These are tough times for newspapers. They are losing readers and advertising to the internet and desperately trying to find solutions that will save their businesses in the longterm. Rupert Murdoch thinks the answer is to charge for his papers’ content online, putting The Times, the Sunday Times and, most recently, the […]