NewsMon, 16 September 2019

Organisations join forces to protest environmental scrutiny secrecy plans

The News Media Association has teamed up with 40 leading environmental, open government and other organisations to sign a letter, co-ordinated by the Campaign for Freedom of Information, urging more

London councils lose appeal over council newspapers

London authorities Hackney and Wandsworth, which previously published fortnightly freesheets, have lost their appeals against a High Court decision to dismiss their challenge to the Government& more

Fleet Street veteran David Montgomery said to be coming back as industry consolidator

Fleet Street veteran David Montgomery is on the brink of a comeback with plans to target struggling newspaper publishers in a takeover spree and strip out costs as he attempts to build a new more

The Times and The Sunday Times pass 300,000 digital-only subscribers

News UK has announced a new digital milestone with The Times and The Sunday Times surpassing 300,000 digital-only paid subscribers, of an overall total of 539,000 subscribers and some five million more

Newsquest owner Gannett merges with GateHouse Media to form massive newspaper company

Two of America’s largest newspaper chains announced yesterday that they will merge, uniting hundreds of local newsrooms under a single company.   New Media Investment Group, the more

Inside This Month's PJ

DC Thomson Media innovation: how to make an impact

In the September issue of PJ, CARYL HOLLAND reports on the pioneering work on show at Discovery Print’s Innovation Room following a trip to Dundee meet head of operations (newspapers) Guy more

Will local football fans transfer reader loyalty?

There’s a new game in town and The Athletic is here in the UK looking to capture attention of sports fans with its ad-free subscription model. ALAN GEERE signs up... This artricle appears more

Out now: July/August issue of PJ

There’s plenty of news industry reading material in the July/August issue of PJ, including exclusive photos from Guardian Print Centre, London, where two manroland Colorman 80 presses, Ferag more

Kate Reardon: the real joy of my job in LUXX-ury

KATE Reardon is editor-in-chief of News UK’s upmarket coffee table glossy magazine LUXX, a first-time winner at newsawards 2019 where it triumphed in the prestigious Non-Weekly National more

World News Media Congress: making the most of new opportunities

A more upbeat atmosphere plus plenty of advice was to be found at this year’s annual congress, the 71st, held in Glasgow. Read CARYL HOLLAND’S feature in the July/August issue of PJ. more

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