Oberösterreichs Neue closed

Free Austrian paper Oberösterreichs Neue, published in the Linz area, will close down.

Declining advertising revenues in the recession are pushing the local free daily over the edge. The paper stated that readership was increasing. When the economy improves a re-launch would be possible according to Mediahaus Wimmer, the publisher of the paper. (OTS)

Wimmer also publishes paid paper Oberösterreiche Nachrichten in the Linz area.

Die Neue, as the paper was called, launched in August 2006 and had a circulation of 60,000. Also in August, a local Linz edition of Vienna free daily Heute was launched. This edition, with a circulation of around 80,000 is still around.

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