Stay pressed

In the wake of the continuing closure of local papers, this time in Cannock and South Staffordshire, there’s a very interesting article written by good friend of the Brownhills Blog, Stuart Williams, over at he is revitalised Bloxwich Telegraph. I suggest anyone interested in the future of the local press and online media scene should…

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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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I have little to add, but…

Regular readers with sharp minds may remember that way back in August, I took umbrage at Express & Star columnist Peter Rhodes, following his smug, snide snipe about all this ‘new’ citizen journalism not being as diligent and honourable as the old inky stuff he and his employers purvey. Well, I soon forgot about that…

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