On the Edge
FEATURE

On the Edge

The sale of national newspapers in the UK has traditionally been via the news trade. Over the years, though, a number of titles have experimented with various subscription models, and this trend appears to be gaining momentum. Are we now, asks Martin

By Martin Ashford  |  01/07/2009

Locking them in
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Locking them in

Getting visitors to our websites has been the primary focus for some time. Less attention has perhaps been spent on analysing what visitors do when they get to our site, and specifically what might cause them to leave prematurely before they’ve actua

By Rebecca Bradberry  |  01/07/2009

Increase Reach with Video & Audio
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Increase Reach with Video & Audio

Publishers are cashing in on the fantastic growth in the consumption of video online by adding videos to their sites. The numbers alone offer a compelling argument for adding online video. Amanda Watlington outlines how publishers can maximise the im

By Amanda Watlington  |  01/07/2009

eReaders – what you need to know
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eReaders – what you need to know

Where do you stand on the great eReader debate? Not sure? Happy to wait and see? Well then, you need to WAKE UP! According to Dominic Jacquesson, they are all set to revolutionise our industry and you need to start planning right now.

By Dominic Jacquesson  |  01/07/2009

John Fry - interview
FEATURE

John Fry - interview

In January, John Fry succeeded Tim Bowdler as chief executive of Johnston Press. Given that the company’s stock has continued to fall, their Irish titles remain unsold and the banks are breathing down their necks, you might expect a degree of despond

By Ray Snoddy  |  01/07/2009

Checking the finances
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Checking the finances

Newspaper groups have multiple audiences; readers, obviously; advertisers, of course; city analysts, uh? The verdict of the money men, particularly in tough economic times, can affect the very survival of newspaper groups. Andrea Kirkby puts herself

By Andrea Kirkby  |  01/07/2009

The Quest to Diversify
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The Quest to Diversify

The recession is causing many businesses to focus on the short term – on what they need to do to secure their financing, to manage cash and to control costs. These areas will remain priorities, but as they come to terms with the possibility that thes

By Aidan Mullally  |  01/07/2009

What will it be like?
FEATURE

What will it be like?

Even in their darkest hours, most publishers accept that the recession will eventually end. But what will the publishing landscape look like as publishers emerge from their bunkers? Robin Crumby looks into the future.

By Robin Crumby  |  01/07/2009

MMA announces new global board
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MMA announces new global board

The Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) has announced its 2009-2010 Regional Officers and Global Board of Directors and Officers.

30/06/2009

Johnston Press refinancing announcement
News

Johnston Press refinancing announcement

Johnston Press has been in discussion with its lenders regarding refinancing the company's existing facilities.

29/06/2009

The Independent goes mobile with Bluestar
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The Independent goes mobile with Bluestar

Bluestar Mobile, a YOC Group Company, has announced that it has signed a deal with Independent News and Media to create a mobile site for The Independent newspaper.

29/06/2009

New name for KM Group charity team
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New name for KM Group charity team

The Charity Commission has given approval for the KM Group's Kent and Medway Walking Bus Group to be renamed the Kent and Medway Charity Team. Abbreviated to KM Charity Team for everyday use.

29/06/2009

WAN and IFRA to merge
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WAN and IFRA to merge

The World Association of Newspapers and IFRA, leading international associations for print and digital news publishing, have merged into a new organisation, the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA).

26/06/2009

Demand for paper to decline by 32.5%
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Demand for paper to decline by 32.5%

In a report published this month, the Stationers, a City of London Livery Company, predict that by 2020 the demand for graphic papers will have declined to the level of the last decade of the 20th Century!

25/06/2009

LexisNexis agreement with ISI Emerging Markets
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LexisNexis agreement with ISI Emerging Markets

LexisNexis has announced an agreement with ISI Emerging Markets which sees the inclusion of extensive news coverage from Central and Eastern European, Middle Eastern and Northern African regions in the Nexis research services.

25/06/2009

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