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DMGT sells Northcliffe to Local World for £52m

Daily Mail General Trust has sold Northcliffe to Local World for a £52m and a 38.7 per cent stake in the new venture. Read the full story

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Johnston focuses on debt as others join forces

Johnston Press has said it is currently uninterested in joining a potential new regional newspaper group involving Northcliffe Media and Iliffe News & Media. Read the full story

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Former editor recruiting ‘army of citizen journalists’

A former editor of the Express & Echo is aiming to rival the paper with an “army of citizen journalists”. Read the full story

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Mail publisher boosted by Olympics

Daily Mail publisher DMGT says this year’s revenues were boosted by the Olympics and significant workforce cuts. Read the full story

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Twitter won’t reveal Steve Auckland prankster’s identity

Twitter has rejected Northcliffe’s demand that it reveal the identity of an anonymous tweeter posing as the publisher’s chief executive, Steve Auckland. Read the full story

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Quote of the Week – 25/07/12

“A lone individual left hung out to dry by a billion-dollar US company as a UK newspaper company tries to stifle his freedom of speech. Guido really hopes it turns out to be someone very close to the boss…” Read the full story

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Mail Online revenue shoots up

The Daily Mail‘s online counterpart, Mail Online, is helping to offset the decline in print sales after it posted a “strong” performance in the last three months of 2011. Read the full story

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Northcliffe Media looks to Twitter to recruit

If you reckon you can distill what makes you employable into just 140 characters, then the editorial director of Northcliffe’s south-east division would like you to get in touch. 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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