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22.02.18

CN Group Announces Sale to Newsquest

CN Group has announced that the publisher is in the process of being sold to Newsquest, with completion expected shortly after the shareholder meeting on 9 March, subject to shareholder approval. In a press release today, CN Group said that...

22.02.18

David Aaronovitch: Liberal Crusaders Have Become Bullies

Commercial boycotts of the kind orchestrated by Stop Funding Hate which seek to tell people what to people what to believe will serve only to dampen and impoverish public debate on key issues, The Times columnist David Aaronovitch has said. ...

22.02.18

PM Restates Commitment to Overturn Lords Data Protection Bill Clauses

Prime Minister Theresa May has restated her commitment to overturn clauses added to the Data Protection Bill which would force newspapers to pay all the legal costs for data protection claims even if their journalism was vindicated by the courts...

22.02.18

Publisher Hits Out At BBC Local Media Report

David Higgerson of Trinity Mirror has hit out at a BBC report into the local media industry, labelling the piece "horrendously inaccurate," "one-sided" and harmful to the local media sector.  Writing in his blog this week David, d...

15.02.18

Highfield: Local Papers Will Close Under Lords DP Bill Clauses

Johnston Press chief executive Ashley Highfield has warned that local newspapers will close if MPs do not overturn the Section 40-style clause in the Data Protection Bill when it comes before the House of Commons.   Writing in the...