Here’s something you won’t have seen in the domestic press. Attacks on press freedom in Spain and a cowed domestic media have prompted a campaigning editor to set up an online newspaper in an effort to hold the country’s establishment to account. Pedro J Ramírez will launch El Español next month, with the aim of reviving Spain’s media, which he says have been neutered by a new security law and years of economic crisis. Mr Ramírez said Continue reading New national newspaper launches next month
In the UK, the top dailies sell about 10 million copies a weekday. According to ABC figures. That means 1 major national daily is sold for every 6 citizens, right? Well, Pedro J Ramírez, flamboyant editor of El Mundo, makes the startling admission today that Spain today only has four national dailys, and only three of those manage to sell more than 100,000 copies a day. Meaning… about one national copy per 430 citizens. Pedro Continue reading Spain, it seems, doesn’t actually have any real newspaper power
After the excitement with the Sol Times van on the motorway this morning, I hear that the Property Post has also announced that they are closing with immediate effect. A brief note from Ashley said that: Due to the Economic Climate,I regret to inform you that The Property Post is no longer trading. We would like to thank you for you clientel and custom throughout the yearswe have been publishing. I would also like to Continue reading Property Post closes its doors
http://newspapers.bl.uk/blcs/ The British Library has put two million digitised pages from 19th century newspapers online, taking research out of its dusty reading rooms into people’s homes. The pay-as-you-go service brings a century of history alive from Jack the Ripper to WG Grace.
There’s a new newspaper hitting the Almería Levante region. It’s a freebie, out every two weeks, with actual opinion pieces, journalistic news reporting and much more. It’s also going to have a substantially bigger distribution area and print run than any of the other english freebies, meaning you get a lot more bang for your buck! It’s called “The Reader” and it has a beta version of its site up and running over at www.thereader.es. Continue reading New newspaper in the Almeria region