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June 16, 2022updated 30 Sep 2022 11:25am

Future of Media Explained podcast 5: How free newspapers survived Covid, featuring City AM editor Andy Silvester

By Charlotte Tobitt

The fifth episode of Press Gazette’s Future of Media Explained is about London’s free business newspaper City AM and how it made it through the  Covid-19 pandemic and beyond.

Entitled “How free newspapers survived Covid, featuring City AM editor Andy Silvester”, the episode hears about the business newspaper’s move to a digital-first operation during an 18-month hiatus for the print newspaper.

Silvester also spoke to Press Gazette’s UK editor Charlotte Tobitt about the free sheet market as a whole, including competitors Evening Standard and Metro, and why he believes print will remain part of the overall package for some time yet.

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