Via The Guardian
News International said today that it planned to close its afternoon freesheet, the London Paper.
The paper will continue publishing for about a month while News International consults with 60 staff members. It is understood that the London Paper’s final day of publication is likely to be Friday 18 September.
Today’s announcement signals an end to the London freesheet wars, which began almost exactly three years ago in August 2006, when News International decided to launch an afternoon freesheet and Associated Newspapers retaliated to protect the London Evening Standard and its morning freesheet Metro by launching London Lite. Continue Reading….
I am going to miss reading The London Paper in the evenings. It is a brilliant news source and should stay!
Another print publication bites the dust!
Now we are left with the other free newspaper – The London Lite. A publication that loves to focus on Y and Z-list celebrities who spend their days hanging out in Hoxton and nights falling out of nightclubs. GREAT!
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