The Netherlands: Metro and Spits integration
Telegraaf Media Group (TMG), onwer of both remaining Dutch free dailies Spits and Metro have integrated the editoral teams of both papers on August 1.
Both titles will continue but will have the same editor in chief (Metro-editor Robert van Brandwijk) and will be made by the same staff. The new staff counts 33 people – both titles had a staff of 20 each.
The ingration will, according to Brandwijk, result in more (!) differentiation between the two titles. (Villamedia)