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MediaGuardian: Russian oligarch Alexander Lebedev to buy London Evening Standard

January 14th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted by in Editors' pick, Newspapers

In an exclusive report the Guardian reveals that the oligarch Alexander Lebedev will buy the Evening Standard newspaper – ‘in a dramatic move that would see him become the first Russian oligarch to own a major British newspaper,’ the Guardian says. … Full story…

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HuffingtonPost: Brazil’s ‘booming’ newspaper industry

December 10th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted by in Editors' pick, Newspapers

A look at the increase in newspaper sales in Brazil. Huffingtonpost.com reports that Brazilians bought 24 per cent more newspapers in the first three quarters of 2008 than they did in 2006, according to the Instituto Verificador de Circulacao, the Brazilian equivalent of the Audit Bureau of Circulations.

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