Media: Read All about It: Murdoch Effect Reaches Provinces It's Not Just the Big Boys of Newspaper Publishing Who Are Embroiledin Price-Wars, Writes Naomi Marks. Provincial Papers Are Also Being Undercut by Their Rivals
Marks, Naomi, The Independent (London, England)
In the former mining town of Coalville, the editor of the local newspaper is worried. For here in North-west Leicestershire, the heart of hunting country, Julian Calvert is beginning to feel a little hunted himself.
An experienced editor of local weeklies, Calvert knew a year ago - when he accepted the editorship of the 106-year-old Coalville Times - that he would have to undertake the usual extracurricular activities that come with such a position: addressing local societies, opening fetes and judging bonny baby competitions. What he didn't take on board was the need to accept the post of general in a newspaper battle he believes is neither necessary nor fair. For …
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Publication information: Article title: Media: Read All about It: Murdoch Effect Reaches Provinces It's Not Just the Big Boys of Newspaper Publishing Who Are Embroiledin Price-Wars, Writes Naomi Marks. Provincial Papers Are Also Being Undercut by Their Rivals. Contributors: Marks, Naomi - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: April 6, 1998. Page number: M4,M5. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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