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Wordle: Rupert Murdoch’s optimism for print future

Rupert Murdoch gives the preface to this year’s World Association of Newspapers (WAN) Innovations in Newspapers 2009 World Report.

Below is a Wordle of Murdoch’s comments (as quoted in a WAN release), in which he said readership would grow for news consumption across print, social media and online outlets.

Wordle of Rupert Murdoch's comments in the World Association of Newspapers' annual survey

ITN On creates ‘made-for-mobile’ games programme

ITN On, the multimedia arm of ITN, has launched its first programme made especially for mobile.

Gamerzine TV – produced in partnership with digital publisher Cranberry Publishing – will be a 90-second mobile show featuring gaming news, reviews and tips. A three minute version for online outlets will also be produced, a press release from the company said.

The programme will be available on ITN’s YouTube channel, Joost, Blinkx and through network provider Orange’s new mobile service Zap!

ITN to provide archive video footage for Al Jazeera

ITN Source has signed a ‘six figure’ deal with Al Jazeera to make 800,000 hours of archived video content available to the broadcaster, a press release has said.

The network and production companies making programmes for Al Jazeera will have access to footage from Channel 4, Reuters, Granada and ITN as part of the deal.

The agreement covers both transmission on the Al Jazeera Network and through online outlets, including its YouTube channel, for five years.