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Lord Hunt - interview by Ray Snoddy

In the current climate, the chairmanship of the much maligned PCC might not appear a particularly enticing position. Yet, former Conservative cabinet minister, Lord Hunt of Wirral, jumped at the chance. He explains to Ray Snoddy why he wanted the job and where he thinks press regulation should go from here.

Source: InPublishing Magazine May/Jun 2012

Team Tindle by Ray Snoddy

The term ‘hyperlocal’ has been a buzzword in regional publishing for the past couple of years, yet it has been the guiding philosophy of one particular newspaper group for decades. Ray Snoddy talks to Sir Ray Tindle and his senior team at Tindle Newspapers about their approach to publishing.

Source: InPublishing Magazine Mar/Apr 2012

Ashley Highfield - interview by Ray Snoddy

Johnston Press, one of the largest newspaper publishers in the UK, recently appointed a man with no newspaper experience as it new chief executive. Ray Snoddy talks to Ashley Highfield about his plans for the company.

Source: InPublishing Magazine Jan/Feb 2012

James Harding - Interview by Ray Snoddy

Tuesday July 5th is a day James Harding, the editor of the Times, is unlikely to forget. It was the day the Milly Dowler story broke, and by chance, Harding was speaking at the annual lunch of the Incorporated Society of British Advertisers (ISBA). Ray Snoddy takes up the story.

Source: InPublishing Magazine Nov/Dec 2011

You couldn’t make it up by Ray Snoddy

The events of the past few months still defy belief. Surely, we’ll wake up soon and it will all have been a dream. Ray Snoddy looks back at one of the most tumultuous periods in the history of the British press.

Source: InPublishing Magazine Sep/Oct 2011

No more navel-gazing? by Ray Snoddy

There is one small paradox about the newspaper business at the moment that has largely gone unnoticed. It’s rather like the dog that hasn’t barked. Whatever happened, asks Ray Snoddy, to the specialist media pages in the national press?

Source: InPublishing Magazine Jul/Aug 2011

Georgina Harvey - interview by Ray Snoddy

Georgina Harvey, first female president of the Newspaper Society and managing director of Trinity Mirror’s Regional Newspapers, has spent much of the last year being very annoyed, frustrated, offended and sometimes downright angry. Ray Snoddy finds out why.

Source: InPublishing Magazine May/Jun 2011

David Montgomery - interview by Ray Snoddy

There are few people so steeped in newspapers as David Montgomery. At various times, editor, investor and proprietor, David has worked in publishing for almost forty years. Ray Snoddy spoke to him on the eve of his departure from Mecom about why he won’t be retiring and why he still believes in newspapers.

Source: InPublishing Magazine Mar/Apr 2011

Society of Editors Conference 2010 by Ray Snoddy

There were many big hitters at the conference in Glasgow. They ranged from the owner of the Independent and the Evening Standard, Alexander Lebedev, to Alex Salmond, first minister of Scotland and Ellis Watson, chief executive of Simon Cowell’s Syco Entertainment. But the surprising star of the show, writes Ray Snoddy, was an unassuming editor who has never sought the limelight and who is on the verge of retirement.

Source: InPublishing Magazine Jan/Feb 2011

Mike Soutar - interview by Ray Snoddy

It is difficult to think of anyone, writes Ray Snoddy, who has had a greater impact on the men’s magazine market in the UK – for good or ill - than Mike Soutar, co-founder and chief executive of ShortList, the free weekly.

Source: InPublishing Magazine Nov/Dec 2010

Jerry Wright - interview by Ray Snoddy

The ABC has been a central pillar of the UK print establishment since it was founded in 1931. Recently it has taken steps to make the organisation equally relevant to the fast changing digital publishing world. Ray Snoddy talks to chief executive Jerry Wright about recent and planned developments at the ABC.

Source: InPublishing Magazine Sep/Oct 2010

Guy Zitter - interview by Ray Snoddy

The Mail has a winning formula, and there aren’t too many national newspapers you can say that about at the moment. Mail MD Guy Zitter talks to Ray Snoddy about wine stoppers, cruises and ... profits.

Source: InPublishing Magazine Jul/Aug 2010

British Press Awards by Ray Snoddy

The Telegraph won. End of story, right? Err... not exactly. Yes the Telegraph was the big winner on the night, but Ray Snoddy, one of the judges, found some very interesting things going on in the ‘Digital Innovation’ category - one of the few the Telegraph didn’t win (although it was shortlisted!).

Source: InPublishing Magazine May/Jun 2010

Greg Hadfield - interview by Ray Snoddy

Greg Hadfield is living proof that someone steeped in print can thrive online. With a CV that includes the Wakefield Express and Soccernet, Greg is uniquely well positioned to comment on the future of newspapers. Ray Snoddy spoke to Greg about recent moves, his print past and his, and our, digital future.

Source: InPublishing Magazine Mar/Apr 2010

New money by Ray Snoddy

It is generally recognised that post recession publishing will not see a return to the old financial model. Structural changes mean that there is significant and growing revenue shortfall and publishers are now searching far and wide for new ideas. And, says Ray Snoddy, nothing is off limits ... well, almost nothing ...

Source: InPublishing Magazine Jan/Feb 2010

Bring me sunshine by Ray Snoddy

Isn’t there enough bad news around at the moment for the newspaper industry? Would you like, just for one brief shining moment, to hear something positive? Ray Snoddy is pleased to be able to oblige ...

Source: InPublishing Magazine Nov/Dec 2009

Figuratively speaking – online doesn’t add up by Ray Snoddy

At long last the future of newspapers, print versus online editions, charging for online and the industry’s relationship with social networking sites can all be reduced to a series of numbers. Ray Snoddy explains.

Source: InPublishing Magazine Sep/Oct 2009

John Fry - interview by Ray Snoddy

In January, John Fry succeeded Tim Bowdler as chief executive of Johnston Press. Given that the company’s stock has continued to fall, their Irish titles remain unsold and the banks are breathing down their necks, you might expect a degree of despondency to have set in. Not a bit of it. Ray Snoddy meets up with a resolutely upbeat John Fry.

Source: InPublishing Magazine Jul/Aug 2009

Sir Martin Sorrell - interview by Ray Snoddy

There are few people in the media with a genuinely global perspective. Rupert Murdoch is clearly one. Sir Martin Sorrell, chief executive of WPP, is another. Ray Snoddy managed to catch up with Sir Martin, an achievement in itself, to get his views on newspapers and the wider media landscape.

Source: InPublishing Magazine May/Jun 2009

Baroness Buscombe - interview by Ray Snoddy

Question: what is the favourite watering hole of newspaper editors? Answer: the Last Chance Saloon, of course. I’ve lost track of the number of times I’ve seen them drinking there. Trying to keep them on the straight and narrow over the years, has been the Press Complaints Commission, and it has a new chairman, Baroness Buscombe. Ray Snoddy met up with her to discuss the challenges facing self-regulation.

Source: InPublishing Magazine Mar/Apr 2009

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