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Prestwich Advertiser to cease publication

by Steve Middleton on 20 September, 2012

From The Manchester Evening News website: Next week’s edition of the Prestwich Advertiser will be the last time that the newspaper is published. The newspaper’s owners, MEN Media, has had to take the difficult decision to cease publication due to rising production costs and the challenging economy, both of which have made the Advertiser no […]

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I was dismayed to read the story linked here on the BBC’s website this morning which states in its third paragraph: “Since 2000, much has changed on the Quays – not least the name, which has dropped the word Salford…” This is simply not true. Most of the people I know who live in Salford Quays […]

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Should the BBC & Sky show the Gaza humanitarian appeal?

by Steve Middleton on 25 January, 2009

The press get critised a lot these days for putting their own “spin” on a story, in order to make it sell or at least ensure it’s watched more than the other channel (or read more than the other paper). But I think if we live in a society of free speech and aim to […]

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