Media: The Week in Media

The NRS is to publish its first estimates for the combined offand online readership of newspaper and magazine brands in the spring of 2012. All the media owners measured by the NRS' established print readership survey will publish and share the additional data, which has been branded NRS Padd (Print and Digital Data).

James Murdoch was re-elected as BSkyB chairman at last week's AGM of Sky shareholders, securing 81.2 per cent of the votes cast. If the votes cast by News Corporation are excluded, he received the support of 55.7 per cent of independent shareholders, against 31.4 per cent who opposed and 12.9 per cent who withheld their vote.

Conde Nast UK MD Nicholas Coleridge is to take the newly created role of president of the publisher's international operations from the start of 2012.

Time Inc, the parent of IPC Media and the US publishing giant behind titles including People and Time, has appointed Digitas global chief executive Laura Lang as its new chief executive.

Radio remains the most common way people listen to music, despite increased competition from other formats including MP3 players, TV music channels and internet video sites such as Vevo, according to research by Bauer Media among its key audience.

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