eldiario.es reverses its economic situation
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eldiario.es reverses its economic situation

Georgina Boixereu.- eldiario.es closes the first 2013 financial exercise with 13,330€ of net profit. The digital newspaper, managed by Ignacio Escobar, predicted for this year a loss of 70,376€, but unexpected benefits have permitted a flip on the newspaper. The newspaper’s incomes enter from three different sources: advertisement, sales of the “Cuaderno” magazine, and the subscribers’ contributions. … Continua llegint

The Guardian receives an award for press freedom
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The Guardian receives an award for press freedom

Laura Anglès.- The Assamblea de la Unió de Periodistes Valencians has reached an agreement to concede 2014 Press Freedom prize to The Guardian newspaper. The award is principally directed to its director, Alan Rusbrigder, who coped with British Government pressures after the journal disclosed the espionage brought to terms by the United States with some collaborator … Continua llegint

Ramón Lobo awarded for using social networks in journalism’s benefit
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Ramón Lobo awarded for using social networks in journalism’s benefit

Jara Bravo.- Ramon Lobo, journalist and writer, is victor of the individual category of iRedes awards, which will be celebrated during the IV Iberoamerican Social Network Congress, in “Palacio de Congresos Fórum Evolución” next March. The reporter, editor of El País’s International section for 10 years, had previously gained other distinctions, such as the Cirilo … Continua llegint

El Mundo reasserts itself as online leading journal
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El Mundo reasserts itself as online leading journal

Jara Bravo.- El Mundo, Spanish newspaper founded in 1983 by Pedro J. Ramírez, has confirmed its preeminence amongst digital media in Spain with 7.7 million unique users in January, according to comScore. These data shows that Unidad Editorial’s gazette has not only consolidated its position, but it has outrun its competence: elpaís.com and abc.es, with 230.000 … Continua llegint

Antonio Caño will substitute current “El País” director due to political interests
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Antonio Caño will substitute current “El País” director due to political interests

Laura Aznar.- Libertad digital informed this Sunday that Juan Luís Cebrián, actual PRISA’s executive president will replace Javier Moreno, current head of “El País”. This decision, according to the editorial, is given by the friendship between Cebrián and Soraya Sáenz de Santamaria, and specifically, the decisive roll the Government’s Vicepresident had on the refinancing of the … Continua llegint

RTVE and TVE form their employees to multitask
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RTVE and TVE form their employees to multitask

Laura Anglès.- Televisión Española has started a new knowledge development programme so their employees can “work indistinctly” both in radio and television. The RTVE president, Leopoldo González-Echenique, has announced this as a response to the question formulated by Popular Party parliamentary Ramón Moreno. “We are developing an important instruction task so that both RNE and … Continua llegint