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News International is a British newspaper publisher owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation. Jump to: navigation, search Asshat ... News Corporation (abbreviated to News Corp) NYSE: NWS is one of the worlds largest media conglomerates. ...


The company's major titles are published by two subsidiary companies, Times Newspapers and News Group Newspapers. These newspapers are published at a large site in Wapping in east London, near Tower Hill, nicknamed "Fortress Wapping" after it was besieged shortly after opening in 1986 by print workers protesting at being made unemployed by the company. The move was however an attempt to rid the company of the crippling effect of trade union power over the production and editorial process and was largely successful, allowing new and innovative production methods to be introduced (e.g. colour supplements etc.) that were previously blocked by unions. Wapping is a place in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. ... London is the capital city of the United Kingdom and of England. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Wapping dispute started on the 24th January 1986 when some 6,000 British trade unionists went on strike after months of protracted negotiation with their employers, News International (parent of Times Newspapers and News Group Newspapers). ... Jump to: navigation, search 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Between 1987 and 1995, News International-owned News (UK) Ltd which published Today, the first UK national newspaper to be printed in colour. All of these newspapers were founded by other owners, in some cases hundreds of years ago. Today is a free English-language newspaper in Singapore published by government-owned Mediacorp Press. ...


In October 2005 News International sold TSL Education, publishers of Times Educational Supplement and other education titles, for £235m ($415m). The Times Literary Supplement, previously part of TSL Education, has been retained by News International as part of this deal. The Times Educational Supplement (TES) is the UKs leading publication covering the world of primary, secondary and further education, as well as being the market leader for teaching job vacancies. ...


Times Newspapers

Times Newspapers Limited publishes the compact daily newspaper The Times (outside the UK, informally known as the London Times) and the broadsheet The Sunday Times. A compact newspaper is a British term referring to a broadsheet-quality newspaper printed in a tabloid format. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Times is a national newspaper published daily in the United Kingdom. ... The Sunday Times is a Sunday broadsheet newspaper distributed in the United Kingdom and Ireland, published by Times Newspapers Ltd, a subsidiary of News International which is in turn owned by News Corporation. ...


Times Newspapers was formed in 1967 when The Thomson Corporation purchased The Times from the Astor family and merged it with The Sunday Times, which it owned since 1959. This company was purchased by Murdoch's News International in February 1981. Jump to: navigation, search 1967 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Thomson Corporation NYSE: TOC (TSX: TOC) is the worlds leading information company. ...


News Group Newspapers

News Group Newspapers publishes the tabloid newspapers The Sun and the News of the World. Jump to: navigation, search For other uses, see Sun (disambiguation). ... The News of the World is a British tabloid newspaper published every Sunday. ...


The News of the World Organisation was purchased in January 1969. The Sun was acquired in October 1969 from Mirror Group Newspapers. Trinity Mirror is a large United Kingdom newspaper and magazine publisher. ...


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