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MORTONS PRINT DOES THE DOUBLE AT THE NATIONAL NEWS AWARDS 2018

MORTONS Print has been named Regional Newspaper Printer of the Year for the second year in a row and took first place honours in the Niche Market Newspaper of the Year category at the Newsawards 2018. The Lincolnshire company impressed judges with the high quality of its print work on titles including Cage & Aviary Birds, [...]

By | 2018-04-20T10:09:07+00:00 April 19th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Flint Group and Sun Chemical set to raise ink prices

Flint Group and Sun Chemical are both set to increase prices of various inks and coatings at the beginning of March. Flint Group’s CPS Inks division will implement a global price increase of up to nine per cent on offset and publication gravure inks, coatings and pressroom consumables while Sun Chemical will increase prices on all offset [...]

By | 2018-04-04T16:45:00+00:00 April 4th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Manroland web systems and Goss intend to merge

MANROLAND web systems and Goss International’s printing press business are planning to combine their businesses. “The combined company will benefit from the companies’ complementary geographic footprints, create extensive synergies, ensure long-term viability, and provide value-oriented solutions, especially in the area of aftermarket services,” said manroland in a statement announcing the move. “In the future, the [...]

By | 2018-04-04T16:40:53+00:00 April 4th, 2018|News|0 Comments

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