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Sadvertiser owners in multi-million pound sell-off

Northcliffe Media, the regional newspaper subsidiary of the owners of the Daily Mail, and the operators of the failing Redhill-based Croydon Sadvertiser, has sold off the group. In the deal, announced this morning, Daily Mail General Trust is receiving a … Continue reading

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Sadvertiser flees from Croydon in latest round of cut-backs

The venerable satirical magazine Private Eye has for many years had a “Curse of Gnome” feature, reserved for those occasions when ill-fortune affects any who might have crossed the title, perhaps by stooping to engage Messrs Sue, Grabbit and Runne … Continue reading

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More praise for Inside Croydon from media expert

Professor Roy Greenslade, in his media column in the national Guardian, has singled out Inside Croydon‘s coverage of Monday night’s riots for praise.

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Is this what you get if you get rid of local reporters?

This was posted today on the website of the Croydon Guardian. Previously an excellent source of breaking local news, in recent weeks Mike Didymus and two other senior reporters have left the freebie newspaper, while its management has been seeking … Continue reading

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PM praise for local papers and websites – but no help

Call Me Dave’s been let loose again, this time “writing” about local newspapers for Local Newspaper Week (yes, there’s even one of those). Thing is, if you exchange each Cameronian reference to “newspapers” with the word “website” or “blog”, the … Continue reading

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