Interview with Noel Doran as Irish News widens circulation gap with Belfast Telegraph

Every six months, the Audited Bureau of Circulations publishes figures for newspaper sales. The July-December 2012 were released at lunchtime. A newspaper might sum up the results in simple terms: it’s a good day for the Irish News, an okay day for the News Letter and bad day for the Belfast Telegraph. Other surveys will suggest figures for the number of readers (ie, heads not copies) each newspaper has on a daily or weekly basis, with an in-built margin of …

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Morgan’s line on #Hacking is less than convincing…

Quote of the day has to be this opener from Guido:   It’s an interesting contribution, not least after Piers Morgan’s assertion he knew nothing about phone hacking at the Daily Mirror. As the Sabotage Times notes:  …while he could offer up an explanation of how to hack a phone he struggled to remember who had told him how to do it. And a former financial journalist on the paper, James Hipwell, has told inquiry and reported by the Daily …

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