By Alex Brummer, December 23, 2008
Many of the same forces which are reshaping America’s media industry are impacting on Britain’s national newspapers.
The UK has 10 titles battling it out on the news-stands each day, as well as free-sheets and London’s Evening Standard. But industry analysts question whether this can continue in 2009 at a time of falling advertising revenues, competition from the internet and rising newsprint costs.
Indeed, given the intense competition, it is surprising that the UK industry has remained so durable.