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NASPERS IS MULTIPLYING

Ged Carroll, 21 September

PaidContent has an article about South African media company Naspers buying a controlling stake in blogging platform Multiply. Multiply is similar to Livejournal and Typepad in nature, but with a social commerce aspect as well, and has been popular in south-east Asia, particularly Malaysia. What is more interesting is the reach that Naspers has in social media throughout the world. Naspers' heritage is in traditional newsprint media; in the 1980s it branched out into pay-television (so in that way it is similar to News Corp) ...

GRAZIA UNVEILS WEB TV

Matt Bourn, 20 September

I note with interest the latest developments at Grazia, the fashion glossy, which has this weekend launched into web TV.

It appears the trend for media to create ever-richer content continues and Grazia's launch is perfectly timed during London Fashion Week ...

A NAME OF TWO HALVES

Chris West, 15 September

Way back when, all party conference fringes had very sensible and literal titles.

As conferences (and competition) grew, a few started to dip their toe into creative naming ...

But as fringe organising became an industry in itself, a joyous new formula has been established among the elite organisers. Your title should have two parts - the second half is the unexciting policy question you would expect, but the first is a delightful quip from popular culture, loosely related to your title ...

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