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Evening Standard suspends publication of ES Magazine, cuts pay and furloughs staff

Evening Standard Limited has written to staff today. Some workers are being furloughed, the award-winning ES Magazine has been suspensed, and pay has been cut. Here’s chief executive Mike Soutar’s letter to his staff: All, You will be aware of the very challenging circumstances that Evening Standard Limited is currently operating under, as a result [...]

By |2020-04-01T19:02:20+01:00April 1st, 2020|News|Comments Off on Evening Standard suspends publication of ES Magazine, cuts pay and furloughs staff

Coronavirus: staying connected while working from home

The majority of recipients already receive PJ to their home address. But for those receiving it at the office, if you would like future copies to be redirected for the duration of the crisis, then please email gc@cullumpublishing with your details, providing consent to use them, or send a note via the contact page at [...]

By |2020-04-01T16:47:30+01:00April 1st, 2020|News|Comments Off on Coronavirus: staying connected while working from home

UK newspaper publishers join forces to call on advertisers to support UK journalism

UK newspaper publishers have joined forces to call on advertisers to support UK journalism, as the industry is expected to lose £50 million from advertising blocklists.  #BackdontBlock - the message from UK newspaper publishers The UK’s newspaper publishers have joined forces to call on advertisers to support quality journalism during the Covid-19 crisis. While all [...]

By |2020-04-01T14:17:30+01:00April 1st, 2020|News|Comments Off on UK newspaper publishers join forces to call on advertisers to support UK journalism

JPIMedia furloughs 350 staff

JPIMedia furloughs 350 staff,  imposes pay reductions and directors take 20 per cent pay cut.  Here is the letter to staff from CEO David King (pictured) that has been issued this morning:  Dear colleagues Today I am holding a series of calls with you to update you on what further actions we now need to [...]

By |2020-04-01T13:17:49+01:00April 1st, 2020|News|Comments Off on JPIMedia furloughs 350 staff

JPI furloughs 350 staff

JPI Media furloughs 350 staff,  imposes pay reductions and directors take 20 per cent pay cut.  Here is the letter to staff from CEO David King (pictured) that has been issued this morning:  Dear colleagues Today I am holding a series of calls with you to update you on what further actions we now need [...]

By |2020-04-01T13:17:49+01:00April 1st, 2020|News|Comments Off on JPI furloughs 350 staff

140 years of the Argus in Brighton

The Argus in Brighton marked its 140th birthday with a four pages special including its first front pages and birthday messages from MPs, council leaders and their city’s football club. Sussex’s only daily has enjoyed immense online readership growth in the past three years while also seeing great coverage in its newspapers, particularly during the [...]

By |2020-03-31T16:04:16+01:00March 31st, 2020|News|Comments Off on 140 years of the Argus in Brighton

Hunkeler postpones Innovationdays for a year to 2022

The Hunkeler Innovationdays will now be held in February 2022 at the Lucerne Exhibition Centre (Switzerland). The international print industry event is focused on high-performance digital printing and finishing. The Innovationdays planned for February 2021 have postponed by one year to 21-24 February 2022 due to Coronavirus and to avoid a Drupa year. “Since Drupa [...]

By |2020-03-25T18:31:43+00:00March 25th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Hunkeler postpones Innovationdays for a year to 2022

Free webinar: how to address newsprint concerns

 Photo courtesy of UPMTomorrow’s World Printers Forum free webinar on addressing newsprint concerns wil take place at 1pm UK tiome.  Dr. Rick Stunt, group paper director at dmg media in London, will discuss the logistics of paper in the times of COVID-19. A question-and-answer period will follow his presentation.  To register for the webinar - [...]

By |2020-03-24T21:05:40+00:00March 24th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Free webinar: how to address newsprint concerns

News UK’s Wireless and Bauer Media set to launch Octave Audio, a new digital ad platform

In a joint venture, two of the UK’s leading commercial radio operators, Bauer Media and News UK’s Wireless, have announced the creation of Octave Audio, a new digital audio company for the UK advertising market.Octave Audio will give advertisers the opportunity to target digital audio listeners at exceptional scale powered by News UK & Bauer [...]

By |2020-03-24T20:47:34+00:00March 24th, 2020|News|Comments Off on News UK’s Wireless and Bauer Media set to launch Octave Audio, a new digital ad platform

News industry joins forces on free home news delivery

Britain’s biggest newspaper publishers have come together to extend the existing Deliver My Newspaper, Home News Delivery initiative as government advice on the Coronavirus crisis escalates. Following the government’s advice that all over 70s and those with underlying medical conditions should stay at home for 12 weeks, the news industry is ensuring that every national [...]

By |2020-03-24T17:35:32+00:00March 24th, 2020|News|Comments Off on News industry joins forces on free home news delivery