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Why Google won’t put money into newspapers

Jemima Kiss @guardian.co.uk In contrast to Yahoo, Google has always had a long-standing resistance to describing itself as a media company. It always seemed unlikely, then, that Google might bail out a newspaper by buying it. (continues@guardian.co.uk) Advertisements

Shakeup at the top at Globe and Mail : Greenspon steps down as EIC

@canadianmags.blogspot.com In a major shakeup at the Globe and Mail, editor-in-chief Edward Greenspon is stepping down, to be replaced by Report on Business editor John Stackhouse. (continues@canadianmags.blogspot.com)

A Magazine Devoted to Print Is Moving to the Web

By RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA@nytimes.com It’s no secret that as they struggle financially, newspapers and magazines are doing some radical cost-cutting, like abandoning paper for a purely digital future. (continues@nytimes.com)

Plan B magazine to close after five years in print

By Paul McNally@www.pressgazette.co.uk Independent music magazine Plan B has announced it is to cease publication next month after five years in print. (continues@pressgazette.co.uk)

A Guitar Magazine Tests the Luxury Waters

By STEPHANIE CLIFFORD@nytimes.com As high-end magazines struggle, Guitar Aficionado’s publisher said the quarterly schedule will help with ads. (continues@nytimes.com)

Newspapers need to be more print-like online to profit, says BBC’s Huggers

Ben Dowell@guardian.co.uk BBC director of future media and technology Erik Huggers says companies should search for more newspaper-like digital formats (continues@guardian.co.uk)

Geffen offered to buy NY Times stake: source

By Sue Zeidler and Robert MacMillan @REUTERS.COM Media mogul David Geffen tried to buy a stake in the New York Times Co from hedge fund Harbinger Capital Partners, but was rejected, a source with knowledge of the matter said on Monday. (continues@reuters.com)

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