Why Theresa May’s plan to save local journalism could end up benefiting media moguls – Steven Barnett

10 02 2018

File 20180209 51697 473zlb.jpg?ixlib=rb 1.1There are two ways of looking at the new Press Review announced by Theresa May, the UK prime minister: a genuine attempt to inject some badly needed funds into the failing business model of journalism, or another backhander to the mainstream corporate press to keep them sweet. Depressingly, history suggests the latter. Read the rest of this entry »





Regional newspapers are starving to death but can local journalism survive? – John Jewell

5 08 2016

Local NewspapersIn October 2015, at a cost of £220m, Trinity Mirror, the parent company of Mirror newspapers and the Sunday People, took complete control of Local World – publisher of around 100 local newspaper titles. Read the rest of this entry »