More Ctrl+C / Ctrl+V From aka.tv
Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief
We have written before about aka.tv’s blatant plagiarism, it happened recently where screens.tv was about to become a plaintiff so it is only fair we think that we bring this one to the attention of Steve Barrett (even though he probably still hates us) over at Media Week.
Exhibit 1 (screenshot shown below) from aka.tv…
Read carefully and take note, especially the last two paragraphs above and compare with the story and the last two paragraphs in exhibit 2 below from Media Week…
TrainFX buys ASG Media
LONDON – ASG Media, the digital out-of-home company formerly known as Avanti Screenmedia, has been bought out of administration by digital screen company TrainFX, which is owned by RAM Investment Group.
Acquisition: TrainFX buys ASG Media (formerly Avanti Screenmedia)
Jamie Ball, managing director of ASG Media, and Gary Truman, its finance director, left the company after it went into administration last week. The firm will now trade as ASG Estates, led by David da Costa, but will not take on ASG Media’s debt.
Two-thirds of ASG Media’s 18 staff have been offered jobs in the new firm. Cassandra Byrnes will be head of sales.
RAM Investment Group is listed on the London Stock Exchange. Its strategy is to acquire companies or assets it believes are undervalued.
RAM acquired TrainFX from VMG in a cash-and-share deal. It took control of 49.9% of TrainFX in May, and then announced its intention to take over the rest of the company in June.
Is this original reporting by aka.tv or what?