The Future of Media, Explained - from Press Gazette

How to make local news pay with Newsquest CEO Henry Faure Walker

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Last year UK regional news giant Newsquest made £40m in pre-tax profits on turnover of £190m.

This year it is tracking to have ad revenue broadly flat over two years.

CEO Henry Faure Walker spoke to Dominic Ponsford about how the publisher of 200+ titles is bucking the trend on both audience and advertising revenue decline. He also shed light on some fascinating experiments using generative AI in the newsroom.

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