A few months ago I took out a subscription to the Press Gazette. It's basically the trade mags for newspaper and broadcast journalists. It was always good for a story for the blog and it was a magazine I always looked forward to reading. Sadly it went out of business on Friday after a long struggle against going into liquidation.
Rob McGibbon has an emotional post on his BLOG about the effect this will have on people like him - freelancers. Rob wrote a weekly interview with a major media personality each week. Indeed, I would go so far as to say that his interviews were the best thing about Press Gazette, as I wrote HERE in October. Read a few of them HERE and you'll see what I mean. If I were features editor on a Sunday newspaper I know whose phone I would be pestering tomorrow. And it ain't mine.
* Rob McGibbon will be appearing on my bloggers panel on 18 DoughtyStreet tomorrow at 9pm alongside Cicero's Songs Brian Micklethwait and Chicken Yoghurt.