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HARRY MOTTRAM FREELANCE JOURNALIST: Trinity Mirror circulation woes and the Guardian goes tabloid – latest issues for the newspaper industry in Print Monthly

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Going tabloid will save The Guardian ‘millions’ according to the national newspaper’s editor Katherine Viner, who told Radio 4’s Today listeners it was a new era for the paper. Millions that is, in terms of printing, paper and workers. The Press Gazette reported that around 250 people were made redundant last year from the newspaper group.

The editor was backed up by The Guardian’s CEO David Pemsel who says it will be a saving of ‘several million pounds.’ Pemsel comments: “The media sector remains challenging. However, our reader revenues are growing well, and more people are reading us than ever before – we now reach over 150 million unique browsers each month and we have over 800,000 supporters.
Read the full story and other printing industry stories at http://www.printmonthly.co.uk/News/Industry/6296/the-guardian-goes-tabloid and more freelance info from Harry at http://www.harrymottram.co.uk/?page_id=1956

HARRY MOTTRAM FREELANCE JOURNALIST: doubts over Carillion’s so called ‘early payment scheme’


The construction giant Carillion has gone into liquidation leaving doubts over more than 20,000 jobs in the UK and real concerns for their suppliers that includes print firms, stationers and sign-makers.

Although many in industry believe most of the firm will be saved through being re-floated, refinanced, nationalised or bought out in some form of rescue plan there are concerns over whether the thousands of suppliers, self-employed workers and sub-contractors will get paid.

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