In an update to this weekend’s reports about a possible change of format for Guardian News & Media Sunday title the Observer, Times Online is reporting on an internal memo from Carolyn McCall, chief executive of Guardian Media Group, suggesting the closure of the title is ‘actively being considered’.
The memo also reminded staff that the ‘core purpose’ of the Scott Trust, which safeguards the future of sister title The Guardian, was to secure the daily’s long-term future – not that of the Observer.
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