Newsmedia industry

Canny Scot who modernised tech and built an empire

May 16, 2022 at 09:31 pm by admin

When Freddy Johnston returned as works manager to the ‘family business’ of the Falkirk Herald in 1964, it was at the start of a technological revolution and of gre.... Read More

Manfred Werfel: Industry’s technical guru, taken too young

May 08, 2022 at 07:50 pm by admin

Trained as a teacher, Manfred Werfel – who died last week aged 68 – brought that vocation’s commitment to the organization now known as WAN-Ifra. He had stu.... Read More

Newsprint price hikes bring memories of life in a paper mill town

May 05, 2022 at 12:20 am by admin

So-called ‘natural evolution’ may be making print newspapers smaller and less frequent, but it has not killed them yet. “They are still very much alive,&rdq.... Read More

Sale ‘will help Canadian group be digital and hyperlocal’

Apr 25, 2022 at 03:39 am by admin

It’s been a busy few months for both eastern Canadian masthead The Coast, and for Overstory Media, the group which has just acquired it. Overstory was founded in 2021 b.... Read More

M&Ms: Stand by for more Murdoch as CNN streams NYT feature

Apr 21, 2022 at 03:02 am by admin

Now you’ve caught up with the Maxwells – including shamed daughter Ghislaine – it’s time for another helping of Big M… the Murdochs. It seems o.... Read More