Monthly Archives: March 2014

Something in the wind; a new phase of newspapers’ digital evolution unfolds

Is there something in the wind? Trinity Mirror announced this week that it is  restructuring all of its regional news operations with a renewed focus on digital content and a “specialist print publishing unit” at each base responsible for turning … Continue reading

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We need not fear police uploading their stories to newspaper websites

THIS week a police force rather grandly described its first direct upload to a local newspaper website as a “historic moment”. The reaction from some commentators was just as overstated. Press Gazette editor Dominic Ponsford said the move was an … Continue reading

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Why attacking the BBC is not the answer to the newspaper industry’s challenges

Calls for the BBC to pay local newspapers when they use their stories sound like the cries of a worried  industry lashing out at what it sees as a threat. And indeed it faces many threats. Structural change, primarily the … Continue reading

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