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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’s sweary kids promote local media’s superpowers

Local newspapers have had a hard time of it in recent years, what with shrinking circulations and a fall in advertisers. 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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North west Newsquest journos on strike next week

NUJ members working for Newsquest in the north west of England have voted unanimously to strike on Tuesday and Wednesday next week. Read the full story

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ABCes: Trinity, Newsquest and Northcliffe lift regional mood

Giving your news away for free may be a controversial business model in the regional industry but three of the country’s publishers can at least point to significant improvements to viewing figures. Read the full story

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Newsquest strikes end with ‘amicable agreement’

Journalists working for Newsquest South London have agreed to end a long-running campaign of strikes. Read the full story

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London free papers cull sports staff ahead of Olympics

Newsquest London is axing all 12 sports staff across nine local free newspapers, reports HoldTheFrontPage, with the Olympics little more than a year away. 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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“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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