from Breakingviews:

Edward Hadas: Nikkei joins demographic denial cult

By Edward Hadas
July 29, 2015

Why did Nikkei buy the Financial Times? As my colleague Rob Cox points out, the best explanation is demographic. Thanks to minimal immigration and a small number of children, the population of the Japanese group’s home market is shrinking by about 30 percent each generation. Many companies that want to grow – as shareholders and managers generally expect big firms to do – have to look abroad for expansion.

from Breakingviews:

The Economist’s elite owners seek elite print run

July 28, 2015

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from Breakingviews:

Rob Cox: FT is to Nikkei as Jim Beam is to Suntory

July 24, 2015

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from Breakingviews:

Financial logic in $1.3 bln FT buy is paper thin

By Guest Contributor
July 23, 2015

By Jennifer Saba

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own.

from Breakingviews:

BBC needs good pruning, not root-and-branch change

July 16, 2015

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from Breakingviews:

Univision’s IPO could be just a warm-up act

By Guest Contributor
July 7, 2015

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from India Insight:

Amid journalists’ killings, India’s press body chief says it needs more powers

June 26, 2015

Two journalists in India died this month after being set on fire. In the first case, Jagendra Singh, a freelance journalist from the Shahjahanpur district in Uttar Pradesh, was allegedly set on fire for his reporting. Police have registered a murder case against several officers, other men and state dairy development minister Ram Murti Singh Verma.

from The Great Debate:

Elected autocrats help the media learn its place

By John Lloyd
June 12, 2015

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's Presidential Palace complex is pictured in Ankara, Turkey

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's Presidential Palace complex is pictured in Ankara, Turkey, May 28, 2015. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

from Breakingviews:

Rupert Murdoch’s step back propels dynasty forward

June 11, 2015

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from Breakingviews:

Beware a bluff from poker-playing Dish boss

June 4, 2015

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