Media downturn

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'Its soul was lost somewhere': inside the demise of NME
The cover of NME was still coveted by bands right to the end – but for readers themselves, it was a different story. Ex-staffers, publishers and musicians tell the inside story of how a once-mighty media brand lost its cool

Laura Snapes

14, Mar, 2018 @10:41 AM

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'Enterprise revenues' offer newspapers a lifeline for the future
In a new book about the decline of journalism, stockbroking analyst Lorna Tilbian examines the potential of an alternative source of income for publishers

Roy Greenslade

13, Jan, 2017 @9:10 AM

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Brighton Argus editor departs, but does Newsquest really care?
Publisher refuses to explain why yet another of its editors, one respected by both his staff and his audience, has left the ailing newspaper

Roy Greenslade

08, Dec, 2016 @4:29 PM

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Call for the digital giants to fund public service reporting
Academics, politicians and trades unionists seek a way to ensure that Google and Facebook pay a 1% levy in order to support new news providers

Roy Greenslade

12, Nov, 2016 @8:40 AM

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Newspapers big and small are facing an existential crisis
News Corporation and the CN Group are suffering from the same problem, declining newsprint advertising revenue, which imperils journalism’s future

Roy Greenslade

11, Nov, 2016 @11:36 AM

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Make Google and Facebook pay for public service reporting
Politicians urged to amend digital economy bill to ensure digital giants pay a 1% levy in order to fund investigative public interest journalism

Roy Greenslade

08, Nov, 2016 @10:03 AM

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Local newspaper content too full of listicles and clickbait - lecturer
Sean Dodson dismisses stories of ‘discarded fast food and stale pasties’ as non-news and laments the replacement of professional journalists with amateurs

Roy Greenslade

26, Oct, 2016 @12:32 PM

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Lessons to be learned as the Buenos Aires Herald goes weekly
Why the fate of a newspaper in Argentina has implications for the future of journalism in democracies across the world

Roy Greenslade

26, Oct, 2016 @9:48 AM

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A print publishing reality: advertisers, not readers, are the customers
As Trinity Mirror closes another free title while bemoaning a lack of audience, a US newspaper owner tells it like it is: journalism is of secondary importance

Roy Greenslade

24, Oct, 2016 @9:00 AM

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Buenos Aires Herald 'to switch from daily to weekly format'
Newspaper famous for defying censorship during Argentina’s military dictatorship is reported to be on verge of publication change

Roy Greenslade

24, Oct, 2016 @7:26 AM

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Canada's Postmedia Network announces new round of staff cuts
It seeks 20% salary reduction after reporting £61.3m loss for the fourth quarter

Roy Greenslade

21, Oct, 2016 @7:00 AM

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Thomson Reuters returns to its Canadian heartland
Media company announces relocation of senior executives to Toronto, 400 new jobs and the creation of a technology hub

Roy Greenslade

12, Oct, 2016 @9:36 AM

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