The Manchester Evening News’s distinguished history of campaigning journalism betters that of any other regional newspaper in Britain but right now it is struggling to maintain a headquarters in its own home city. And can’t even write about that fact.
Manchester’s most famous newspaper faces relocation out of town – to a soulless printing facility in Oldham, owned by its new owners Trinity Mirror. The anticipated move follows a decision by Guardian Media Group (GMG) to sell the MEN and 22 other papers to Trinity Mirror for a cash value of £7.4m, plus a release from the £37.4m contract GMG signed with Trinity Mirror to print the MEN and other titles for the next 10 years.
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