Lenders ease Johnston Press pressure

Johnston Press, the newspaper and online publisher, is helped by its lenders to ease pressure of managing its debt. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2013-12-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Johnston Press: i newspaper publisher sets out rescue plan

Johnston Press plans to file for administration with its assets then immediately sold to its lenders. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2018-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Johnston Press: rescue plan for Scotsman newspaper group

The company will continue to publish more than 200 titles but the deal has been criticised by its largest shareholder and the NUJScores of local newspapers as well as titles including the i, the Yorkshire Post and the Scotsman, will continue to publish after its troubled owner agreed a deal to... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'i' newspaper publisher Johnston Press up for sale

Johnston Press, which also publishes the Scotsman and the Yorkshire Post, is seeking a buyer. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2018-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trinity Mirror and Johnston Press show touching faith in print

But Simon Fox might like to reconsider whether that New Day title is right...So two newspaper publishing chiefs who have made much of a pursuing a digital future are showing a renewed, and touching, faith in print.Trinity Mirror’s Simon Fox is overseeing the launch of a new daily while Johnston... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-02-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Johnston Press in advanced talks to buy the i newspaper in £25m deal

Cut-price national owned by Evgeny Lebedev sells about 275,000 copies daily, and has been seen as key in helping stablemate the Independent stay afloatJohnston Press is in advanced talks to buy the i, the cut-price national newspaper owned by Evgeny Lebedev, in a move which multiple sources say... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Johnston Press reduces its pension scheme deficit by £50m

Regional newspaper publisher’s liability stood at £90m a year agoJohnston Press, the regional newspaper publisher with a big pension scheme commitment, has managed to reduce the deficit by more than £50m.In a statement on its website, the company points out that the deficit stood at £90m in... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Johnston Press suffers slowdown in advertising across digital and print

Publisher sees digital advertising growth halve and print advertising worsen with employment and property ads in steep declineJohnston Press has seen digital advertising growth halve and print advertising worsen as employment and property ads suffered steep declines.The regional newspaper... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-11-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Johnston Press Announces Closures of 11 Free Titles to Focus on 'Digital Offering'

The regional publisher has axed eight free print titles in the Midlands and folded a further three into paid-for titles in the North West and South.   The company announced the closures in a statement to shareholders this morning in an update on ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2015-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Johnston Press strikes three-year Sky deal for local TV ads

Regional newspaper publisher extends trial of AdSmart targeted television advertising serviceJohnston Press is seeking to bolster revenues striking a three-year regional advertising deal with Sky to sell targeted TV ad slots to clients.The regional newspaper publisher started a trial to use... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-09-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Johnston Press claims trading up despite slump in ad revenue

Local newspaper publisher reports operating profits down 4.3% to £27m in first half to 3 July, but digital audience grows by more than 20%Johnston Press has said it has seen an improvement in trading since issuing a warning to investors that sent its shares tumbling last month, although ad... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Johnston Press chief Ashley Highfield receives £1.65m pay package

Last year’s remuneration for the Scotsman and Yorkshire Post publisher’s chief executive was more than three times that of the previous yearAshley Highfield, chief executive of Johnston Press, a regional newspaper publisher, received a £1.65m pay last year, including a £645,000 bonus.Highfield’s... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Johnston Press posts pre-tax loss of £23.9m

Regional newspaper publisher also unveils deal to print Richard Desmond’s four Express and Star titles in the north of EnglandJohnston Press has reported a pre-tax loss of £23.9m for last year, and announced a lucrative deal to print Richard Desmond’s Express and Star titles in the north of... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Johnston Press chief: we will end up with fewer full-time journalists

Ashley Highfield says the ‘economics’ of digital news require the publisher to rely more on a ‘fluid’ selection of contributorsJohnston Press chief executive Ashley Highfield has warned that the number of full-time journalists working across the group’s local titles will fall from its current... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Johnston Press, Newsquest, Local World take on Facebook and Google

Regional newspaper publishers pool ad space to compete with tech companies such as Facebook, Microsoft and Google Continue reading... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-11-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Johnston Press doubles mobile audience

Digital income climbs 19.5% as regional newspaper publisher reports it is taking first Sky AdSmart local TV ad bookings Continue reading... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Johnston Press newspaper staff in Ireland alarmed by contracts switch

Johnston Press employees in Ireland have received notices informing them that the terms of their employment contracts will be switched to a new company, Formpress Publishing Ltd, later this week.They believe it to be a precursor to the publisher's newspapers being sold to the company, which was... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Johnston Press axes photographers

Johnston Press is disposing of staff photographers in a swathe of newspapers across England, reports HoldTheFrontPage. Photographers are soon to leave the company's titles in Lincolnshire, Warwickshire, Northamptonshire and Buckinghamshire. Most will go after accepting voluntary redundancy... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Johnston Press hires Jeff Moriarty for top digital role

Boston Globe executive to take new post of chief digital and product officer at Scotsman and Yorkshire Post publisherJohnston Press has hired Jeff Moriarty, one of the Boston Globe's top digital executives, in the newly-created role of chief digital and product officer.Moriarty, who joins the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-01-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Johnston Press in talks to sell off Irish newspapers

Johnston Press is trying to dispose of its Irish newspapers. According to the Sunday Times in Ireland, the company "is in advanced talks" to sell its 12 Irish titles to the British advertising executive Malcolm Denmark.The indebted publisher paid about £115m in 2005 to acquire the stable of... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2013-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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