The Wall

I see that the Express & Star have finally jumped the shark. They’re introducing a paywall, so that most of their online daily content is subscriber only. In short, there’s very little on their website that you’ll be able to read for free. This is a bold decision, by which I’m more than a little…

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Somewhere, in the distance…

Today is the last day of that wonderful Walsall institution, The YamYam. Yes, I’m afraid that the site that was instrumental and continual in support for The Brownhills Blog, is being mothballed as Mark, the chap behind this king of local news sites, is knackered after two years of producing a daily wonder with little…

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No self interest there, then…

I was saddened to see today that a local newspaper for the Humberside area – The Hull Daily Mail – seems to have decided to launch a character assassination based hatchet job on the webmaster of a competing, free local news site, Hu17.net for the Beverley and Holderness area. The basic premise of the attack seems to…

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