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Journalism

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (CNN) -- Garum Tesfaye is one of Addis Ababa's "newspaper landlords," a group of entrepreneurs in the Ethiopian capital who rent out papers to people too poor to buy them.

Surrounded by worn-out copies of old newspapers, stacks of gossip magazines and the crisp print of the latest news, Tesfaye sits attentively, checking his watch every now and then.

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Author

Anton Jolkovski

Date

2011-01-25 18:02

News International, it seems, has been working up some sort of idea for a printed title; a new newspaper in short. A project team - believed to be headed by former Sun deputy editor Fergus Shanahan - has been busy over at the Murdoch company's Wapping skyscraper. And enough about their work has leaked out on to Fleet Street for rivals to believe that News Int is working on some sort of competitor to Alexander Lebedev's more successful than expected i.

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Author

Anton Jolkovski

Date

2011-01-24 21:05

As the news publishing industry continues to try and figure out a viable economic model to replace print revenues, the Journal Register Company believes the future of journalism and the print industry lies in community crowdsourcing and the usage of free publishing tools available on the Internet.

To prove it, the American media company produced on Sunday the print editions of its 18 dailies and their website content using only free web-based sofwares such as Picasa, Gimp and Scribus, Editor & Publisher reported.

Photo: John Paton

This achievement was a "declaration of independence" from proprietary publishing systems and "the old way of thinking" as journalists use social media websites to get story ideas and Google Docs and Scribus to write the news, CEO John Paton said in a press release.

Author

Erina Lin

Date

2009-11-02 22:13

The company says it is owed $48,759 for March, $190,516 for May, $201,671 for June, and $89,981 for July, plus interest for sums unpaid after more than 60 days.

"Philadelphia Newspapers has made demands upon Review for payment but Review refused and (continues) to refuse to make payment," the complaint states.

As Philadelphia Newspaper's bankruptcy proceeding continued last week, the company received relief in the form of an agreement with its creditors for a $15 million loan to keep its newspapers operating.

Author

Leah McBride Mensching

Date

2009-07-07 13:02

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