Who will come out on top in local newspaper skirmish?
- Head Office: 108 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, EH8 8AS
- Website: www.johnstonpress.co.uk
Johnston Press is one of the biggest publishers in the UK regional press with 300 weekly newspapers and 18 daily titles.
Growing from a small base in Scotland it expanded rapidly during the 1990s and its local markets now extend from Peterhead in Scotland to Portsmouth in Hampshire.
It also operates 323 local websites which reach an estimated monthly audience of around 8.2m.
More information can be found on the company’s website at www.johnstonpress.co.uk.
What we have written about Johnston Press
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“Once proud broadsheet” described as “pretty dire” in social network rant
Company continues programme of closures and mergers across the country
Neighbouring towns’ newspapers retain separate online identities
Programme announced for 2015 Journalism Skills Conference
Up to £5,000 offered to regional unit which sees biggest increase in users
Johnston Press man was seconded to Northern Ireland role
Editor hails ‘amazing’ response to new title
Print and online relaunch takes place at newspaper
Advertising designers at sites around UK could face axe
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Editor hails ‘amazing feedback’ from readers for new format
Newsman pledges to put “heart and soul” into new freesheet with initial print run of 13,500
Newsquest responds to Johnston Press acquisition of nearby weekly