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Is there a future for the press in Wales?

A one-day conference at the Atrium in Cardiff – Saturday 19 November 2011. This is an opportunity to analyse the crisis in the Welsh press and to look for solutions which will provide the citizens of Wales with the journalism … Continue reading

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How not to break a news story

Once upon a time – and not so long ago – if a story broke at (say) 10pm, it would be in the morning paper next day. When I worked as a sub-editor on the Western Mail in the early … Continue reading

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Advertising slump – what will this mean for the ‘national newspaper of Wales’?

Today’s Western Mail advertises ‘6 pages of jobs’ on its front page. Not long ago, the Thursday jobs section would have been 16 pages or even more. It doesn’t take a genius to see that this means a big drop … Continue reading

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