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Trinity Mirror to buy Northern & Shell’s publishing assets

The owner of the Daily Mirror has agreed to buy the company behind titles including the Daily Express, the Daily Star and magazines such as OK! The deal is subject to shareholder approval. Trinity Mirror is to pay £126.7m for the publishing assets of Northern & Shell, which is owned by Richard Desmond. Sale talks [...]

By | 2018-02-15T15:57:15+00:00 February 15th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Ashley Highfield: Local papers will close under Lords DP Bill clauses

Johnston Press chief executive Ashley Highfield (pictured) has warned that local newspapers will close if MPs do not overturn the Section 40-style clause in the Data Protection Bill when it comes before the House of Commons. Writing in the Yorkshire Post, Mr Highfield said: “We always want to get the story right: that is how we [...]

By | 2018-02-15T15:46:18+00:00 February 15th, 2018|News|0 Comments

FT: 910,000 paid-for readers across print and digital

The Financial Times (FT) celebrates its 130th anniversary this month having achieved a record high paid-for readership in 2017. More than 910,000 paid-for readers come to the FT across print and digital, up eight percent year on year (assured by Deloitte, Q4 2017). The FT is now a majority digital content business, with digital subscriptions [...]

By | 2018-02-15T15:56:28+00:00 February 14th, 2018|News|0 Comments

The Oldham Chronicle set for relaunch

THE Oldham Chronicle relaunches tomorrow, 14 February, as a digital-only title, six months after the 163-year-old regional daily newspaper went into administration. The new operators, radio station Revolution 96.2 owned by Credible Media, say the new website and social media presence for the title will be known as the Oldham Chronicle Online. Staff at the [...]

By | 2018-02-15T15:51:02+00:00 February 13th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Independent News and Media partners with PCS to rollout NCS for Belfast Telegraph

INDEPENDENT News and Media (INM) has gone live in Northern Ireland with a circulation, distribution and subscription tool (NCS). INM has partnered with PCS to rollout the NCS for the Belfast Telegraph, allowing the publisher to create its vision for a circulation department of the future. PCS carried out further bespoke development of its circulation, distribution [...]

By | 2018-02-15T15:49:21+00:00 February 13th, 2018|News|0 Comments

NMA seeks assurances over local council papers

THE News Media Association (NMA) is seeking assurances that the Government remains committed to stamping out "town hall Pravdas" after an apparent climbdown from pursuing legal action against two local authorities who persist with the publications. Following reports last week that Government directions to Waltham Forest council and Hackney council to cease publishing their fortnightly [...]

By | 2018-02-15T15:48:16+00:00 February 8th, 2018|News|0 Comments

PM Theresa May launches government review of newspapers

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced a review into the future of the newspaper industry, warning that the closure of hundreds of titles was a "danger to our democracy". In a speech in Manchester, she warned that the decline of "credible" news providers left the public "vulnerable to news which is untrustworthy". The review will look [...]

By | 2018-02-15T15:50:16+00:00 February 7th, 2018|News|0 Comments

The Guardian – day one as a tabloid

Guardian Print Centre presses rolled in Manchester and London for the last time on Saturday evening when the last Berliner-sized copies of The Observer were produced for yesterday’s Sunday readers, writes Gary Cullum. Today The Guardian is a tabloid; next weekend The Observer will be similarly sized. Reactions so far have been mixed -  most [...]

By | 2018-02-15T15:55:21+00:00 January 15th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Robert Thomson: Digital world is dysfunctional

News Corp chief executive Robert Thomson has said that the digital world is “dysfunctional from a content creative perspective” and that Google and Facebook need to change their behaviour to ensure that publishers can continue to invest in journalism. In an interview with Digiday, Mr Thomson, pictured above, said that the tech giants were facing [...]

By | 2018-02-15T15:51:51+00:00 January 11th, 2018|News|0 Comments