Thursday, December 17, 2009

Rumours of Manchester Evening News sale

Manchester is all a buzz after this morning's story in the Telegraph that Guardian media group is considering selling the Manchester Evening News

According to the paper

GMG is considering the sale of GMG Regional Media, whose flagship publication is the Manchester Evening News, in a desperate attempt to save more than 100 job losses at its two national newspaper titles.

with a source claiming that

"GMG and The Scott Trust, which was set up to safeguard journalistic freedom and The Guardian's liberal values, has turned its back on its heartland to keep The Guardian afloat."

Rumours abound that Trinity Mirror is in the running.

As yet there is no comment from Guardian media

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