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Media briefs: new ABC head … Aussie journo for UK Greens … paper ad revenues …

Front page of the day. UK tabloid the Daily Star continues to roll around in royal scandal, as only a UK tabloid can:

Phil Craig appointed as ABC head of factual

The ABC has appointed former BBC and Granada Television producer Phil Craig to the network’s head of factual.” — mUmBRELLA

Aussie-born former journo to lead UK Greens

An Australian-born former journalist has been elected leader of the Green Party of England and Wales, promising to fight the British government’s ‘economically illiterate cuts’.” — The Sydney Morning Herald

2.2% of newspaper ad revenues from digital

The annual World Press Trends survey by the World Association of Newspapers and Publisher (WAN-IFRA) has highlighted a ‘lack of intensity’ in digital news consumption, which it says is being shown in the digital revenue shares reported by newspapers.” — Journalism.co.uk

Tanzanian journo killed

Tanzanian TV journalist Daudi Mwangosi died yesterday after being struck by a gas canister as police dispersed a crowd at a rally staged by an opposition political party.” —  The Guardian

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    Pete from Sydney
    Posted Tuesday, 4 September 2012 at 1:55 pm | Permalink

    you missed the bit about ‘global newspaper circulation increased by 1.1 per cent between 2010 and 2011’…unusual for Crikey to miss a good new story about newspapers

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