links for 2009-09-19
by Martin Belam, 19 September 2009
"Now that the c-word is out in the open, surely government should simply be advertising all of it’s vacancies on it’s own site and avoiding advertising costs? It’s hard to see how newspapers can expect the sort of cuts that they’d demand elsewhere to not impact upon them?"
"Newsquest Media Group (The owners of The Northern Echo) have recently launched ultra local papers around the county such as the Durham Times, which pulls the most relevant stories from the main paper to the local area - and provides them at an even cheaper price. Would a way for the council to save money, and revitalise local media be to publish their releases in these ultra local papers?"