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Le Monde plans to reach one million subscribers by 2025

With more than 540,000 subscribers to their digital and print products, Le Monde has among the highest number of subscribers of any daily news publication in France. Its name states, it’s really the world they’re interested in, and their…

Bonnier News and Amedia launch digital newspaper

Repost is a new independent digital newspaper in Russian, launched recently and supported via a non-profit foundation by Amedia in Norway and Bonnier News in Sweden. Repost aims to reach a young audience inside Russia, and international…

The Economist propels record 1.2m subscribers

The Economist had its most successful year financially since 2016. Last year with profit up and record revenue, the magazine and digital publisher said subscriber numbers were ‘robust’, totaling 1,185,000 despite a ‘sluggish’ start to the…

The Washington Post debuts weekly data column

With demand for data of all types growing, The Washington Post has started a column called The Department of Data that will explore hidden data sets. Each Friday, the newspaper will dig into overlooked and underappreciated data sets in…

Time Out London’s ‘happy and natural end’ in print

Time Out London distributed its last London print copies on June 23. The final edition leads on a ‘London Rising’ theme and featured a send-off column from London mayor Sadiq Khan. The magazine will continue to publish online – including…

Survey shows 360 more US newspapers closed since 2019

Recently the fifth edition of Penny Abernathy’s report on local news in the US reveals that 360 more newspapers, almost all of them weeklies, have closed since 2019. That is on top of the 2,500 closures since 2004 which was documented in…

New Programme to improve climate change journalism

On the World News Day, WAN-IFRA and Temasek Foundation have launched a new programme based on strengthening climate change journalism. Targeting journalists and editors from Asia, the training programme will build the capability of…

24sata reinvents as Croatia’s top media company

JoomBoos, owned by Croatia’s top media outlet 24sata, is the country’s most-watched YouTube channel catering to Generations Z and Alpha. Matej Lončarić, Director of Video Operations and media brands JoomBoos & miss7, explained how…

Malawi Media Freedom Committee officially launched

The launch of the Malawi Media Freedom Committee (MFC) underlines the importance of a free press in holding power to account. On October 14, a digital room was full of media professionals waiting for the big announcement: the launch of the…

The Atlantic jumps on paid newsletter bandwagon

American magazine and multi-platform publisher The Atlantic jumps on the paid newsletter bandwagon with nine new emails for subscribers. They are rolling out subscriber-only newsletters, editor-in-chief Jeffrey Goldberg announced, bringing…

Norwegian publisher Amedia strengthens local news offering

Amedia, Norway’s largest publisher of local news titles, reaches about two million daily readers, of which 660,000 are paying subscribers. The company launched its new and improved digital multi-subscription offering, +Alt, in May 2020 with…

French daily Le Telegramme opts for COLORMAN e:line

The media group Le Télégramme, based in Morlaix - Brittany (France), has decided in favour of the future-oriented technology of the COLORMAN e:line with its comprehensive automation equipment ‘autoprint’ and placed an order with manroland…