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Possibly confusing messages

imageFirst Warren Buffet started buying up local newspapers in the US. Then in March this year he made a statement in his letter to shareholders that he and his investment partner, Charlie Munger, were “bullish” about local newspapers. These two events created a positive mood in the sector and sparked others into following suit. Read the full story

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Newsquest ad revenue continues to fall

Newsquest has reported a 7.9 per cent drop in advertising revenue for the third quarter. Read the full story

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Ad revenue at Newsquest falls

Advertising revenue at regional publisher Newsquest has fallen by nearly eight per cent in the last three months of 2010, according to Hold the Front Page. Read the full story

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Newsquest/Gannett strikes get two per cent payoff

Journalists at the Southern Echo have called their three-day strike action a “success” after publisher Newsquest/Gannett gave in and offered staff a two per cent pay rise, despite management indicating that there would be no pay rise in 2011. Read the full story

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Local prints last issue

The Hounslow and Times has closed after succumbing to financial pressures, reports MediaGuardian. Read the full story

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“Before we all sink into a slough of digital dystopian despair, it might be worth considering this: is this a sign of the strength, not weakness, of revelatory journalism in the digital age?”

Charlie Beckett, director of POLIS at the London School of Economics, reacts to news that the UK government forced the Guardian into destroying hard drives that contained information leaked by Edward Snowden.

(Source: POLIS)


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