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The Sunday Herald published a farewell souvenir edition yesterday as it closed after 19 years. Newsquest announced last month that the title would shut down to make way for a seven-day offering of the Herald, with “closer alignment of the brand and the title’s editorial values on a Sunday”.TimelineAugust 23, 2018Sunday Herald to close as Newsquest launches two new Sunday newspapers for Scotland in the Sunday National and Herald on SundayAugust 14, 2018Sunday Herald and Glasgow Herald editorial teams to merge in Scotland, reports claimAugust 13, 2018Newsquest to axe sports editor and sports writer roles at Bradford in cuts equal to 'third' of sports desk The publisher will launch The Herald on Sunday and the Sunday National this weekend in an apparent aim to consolidate the Herald’s pro-unionist stance, in contrast to the pro-independence National newspaper.The Sunday Herald was the first newspaper in Scotland to publicly back Scottish independence ahead of the … [Read more...] about Sunday Herald closes after 19 years with souvenir farewell edition including praise as ‘paper of quality and courage’ from Nicola Sturgeon
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Advertisement Upshot Supported by The biggest companies may be influencing things like inflation and wage growth, possibly at the expense of central bankers’ power to do so. ByNeil Irwin Aug. 25, 2018 JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. — Two of the most important economic facts of the last few decades are that more industries are being dominated by a handful of extraordinarily successful companies and that wages, inflation and growth have remained stubbornly low. Many of the world’s most powerful economic policymakers are now taking seriously the possibility that the first of those facts is a cause of the second — and that the growing concentration of corporate power has confounded the efforts of central banks to keep economies healthy. Mainstream economists are discussing questions like whether … [Read more...] about Are Superstar Firms and Amazon Effects Reshaping the Economy?
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Technology Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Advertisement Supported by ByLi Yuan July 16, 2018 HONG KONG — Wang Shidong and his two partners were still finishing graduate school two years ago when they raised $45 million in less than two months to start a venture capital fund. His wife, an elementary-school teacher in their home village, was “terrified” that he got to manage so much money, Mr. Wang said. Things are different this year. After three months and visits with more than 90 potential investors all over China, Mr. Wang and his partners raised only $3 million for a second fund. In June, they shut down the firm. Their fund, East Zhang Hangzhou Investment Management Ltd., was one of nearly 10,000 founded over the past three years amid a technology gold rush powered in part by China’s government-guided economic growth engine. Now they have become the … [Read more...] about Latest Sign of China’s Slowdown: A Technology Cash Crunch
Every year, media executives from around the world get together at the Global Editors Network Summit. This year, it was Lisbon’s turn to play host. As the trams rattled by, I listened to thought leaders debating the future of news. There were some fascinating speakers. But I was more struck by who was not there.TimelineJune 1, 2018Facebook to remove trending news section and show background detail about news publishers and articles in source credibility driveMay 18, 2018News diary for 21-26 May: Leveson attending 'fake news' inqury as Zuckerberg meets members of European ParliamentMay 16, 2018Money journalist Martin Lewis says ball in Facebook's court after meeting with web giant over scam ads lawsuit This was a conversation between the big publishers and the dominant intermediaries. Smaller, independent publishers were conspicuous by their absence. This is hardly surprising.By their nature, independent publishers don’t have the time or money (or probably the inclination) … [Read more...] about Independent publishers are getting left behind as ‘big beasts’ use latest tech tools to ‘game’ online platforms