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Daily Telegraph
The writing is on the wall for local papers - it's time to consolidateThe reality, however, is that in financial terms digital growth is not yet matc
The writing is on the wall for local papers - it's time to consolidate
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
The reality, however, is that in financial terms digital growth is not yet matching the decline of print. Trinity Mirror’s overall print sales, also exposed to the national newspaper market via the Mirror titles, fell by £31m in the first half. Its... Read more
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holdthefrontpage.co.uk
Johnston Press 'considering merger' with local press rivalsThe publisher is said to be sizing up its local press rivals with a view to mer
Johnston Press 'considering merger' with local press rivals
holdthefrontpage.co.uk / Posted 19 days ago
The publisher is said to be sizing up its local press rivals with a view to merging with one of them. Speaking to the Telegraph after yesterday’s half-yearly results, Ashley revealed that JP’s laywers had been looking at “potential combinations” of... Read more
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heraldscotland
Johnston Press highlights challenging trading conditions after fall in first half sales“Trading conditions in the first half of 2015 have undoubtedly been challenging
Johnston Press highlights challenging trading conditions after fall in first half sales
heraldscotland / Posted 19 days ago
“Trading conditions in the first half of 2015 have undoubtedly been challenging, with May and June being particularly difficult – a time when there was also a high degree of uncertainty in the wider market,” said chief executive Ashley Highfield. Mr... Read more
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The Irish Times
Revenues down 4.6% at newspaper publisher Johnston Digital advertising revenues up 17.5% in the first half Johnston sold its Iri
Revenues down 4.6% at newspaper publisher Johnston
The Irish Times / Posted 20 days ago
Digital advertising revenues up 17.5% in the first half Johnston sold its Irish titles for £7.2 million (€10.1 million) in cash to Iconic Newspapers last year Regional newspaper group Johnston... Read more
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holdthefrontpage.co.uk
Johnston Press cuts costs by £7.6m as revenues fallRegional publisher Johnston Press reduced costs by £7.6m in the first half of 2
Johnston Press cuts costs by £7.6m as revenues fall
holdthefrontpage.co.uk / Posted 20 days ago
Regional publisher Johnston Press reduced costs by £7.6m in the first half of 2015 as revenues fell by 4.6pc. In its half-yearly results issued today, the group said it had been hit by a “slowdown” in general trading in the period April to June,... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Johnston Press confident in strategy despite slump in print revenueLast month the company released a trading update warning of falling revenues. C
Johnston Press confident in strategy despite slump in print revenue
Daily Telegraph / Posted 20 days ago
Last month the company released a trading update warning of falling revenues. Chief executive Ashley Highfield said at the time that the publishing house had suffered particularly around the general election when there was “a high degree of... Read more

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