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News Corp. data screw up for Attenborough DVD

Mark Fletcher
August 11th, 2014 · 4 Comments

There is a problem with some data sent by News Corp to some newsagents for the Attenborough DVD promotion. Here it is the end of Monday and the company is yet to make a statement. In the meantime newsagency software companies and others have spent too much time today dealing with the problem created by News – with no compensation.

News has failed. It needs to own the situation, apologise and lay out a rectification path. That’s not too much to ask.


Category: Newspapers

4 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Steve // Aug 11, 2014 at 6:45 PM

    The worlds largest communications company failing to communicate properly with newsagents. Nothing new about that.


  • 2 Mark Fletcher // Aug 11, 2014 at 7:03 PM

    Nice one Steve. It’s ridiculous that they have done this and a day later they have not said anything. It’s possible 400 newsagents have been affected but who knows.


  • 3 John Fitzpatrfick // Aug 11, 2014 at 7:35 PM

    No apparent problems in SA. Smooth roll out, nett charging at conclusion to subs and them agents.
    Presume just a Vic problem?


  • 4 Mark Fletcher // Aug 11, 2014 at 9:25 PM

    No John – it’s a problem with interstate papers.


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