Monthly Archives: February 2013

It’s time newspapers woke up to tablets

More than one in four UK adults owns a tablet, according to a report by the Media Briefing. It adds that by this time next year the figure will be one in three. That is a remarkable technological change certain … Continue reading

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Just too boring. An alternative reason for declining newspaper sales

Many reasons are given for declining newspaper sales. But the most frequently cited is the rise of the internet. What you rarely hear is someone questioning the content of newspapers. Could it be possible that a significant reason for the … Continue reading

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Perfect partners: local newspapers and bloggers

ONE of our local MPs was preparing recently to speak on a television programme about hyperlocal bloggers, and whether they were posing a threat to the traditional regional media. He was thinking in particular of those websites specialising in comment. … Continue reading

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Can regional publishers survive ‘content inflation’?

David Montgomery, chairman of the new Local World regional media company, predicts that local publishers will be handling a 20-fold increase in the content they handle. Twenty-fold? More like 50-fold. Mr Montgomery points out in an interview with InPublishing that … Continue reading

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