The paper now boasts a 48,000+ daily sale and three million unique users on its website plus 5,000 subscribers for its iPad version.
Said Mike: “The stuff that’s written by our journalists is probably seen by more people than would have seen the work of their predecessors. That’s the truth of the market we’re in today.”
In the interview, Mike described Northern Ireland as a “great place for journalism” saying: “Everything in Northern Ireland is still contested. There is still a vision for the future to be played for and that makes journalism here more exciting.”