FDN newsletter no. 41

In the last 2008 newsletter a round-up on the year 2008: only a small circulation increase, mainly caused by circulation drops in Europe and the US. Almost 50 editions closed in 2008, and:

  • new editions to be launched in France
  • last issues of Link & 24 Hodin
  • Metro & QuĂ©! shutting down editions in Spain
  • City AM expansion on hold
  • Circulation increases in France & Hong Kong
  • Readership issues in UK, Austria and Spain
  • Metro moves to Moscow
  • Sun Media (Canada) cuts jobs
  • Three free papers included in Tribune bankruptcy
  • Obzor (Ukraine) on sale
  • Redesign for oldest metro-paper (Sao Paulo)
  • Free dailies on e-reader
  • Press freedom in Botswana
  • Research in Switzerland
  • Market shares in America’s & Africa

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