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Long life

Reading the Mirror’s new newspaper makes me want to throw myself on a bonfire

If the New Day succeeds it will be a sign of the irreversible decline of newpapers

5 March 2016

9:00 AM

5 March 2016

9:00 AM

On Monday I went to the newsagent to buy the newspapers and picked up the first issue of a new one calling itself the New Day. This is the creation of the company that publishes the Daily Mirror, and it is, the publishers say, intended to appeal to people who have given up reading newspapers, people now so numerous that they are rapidly bringing the industry to its knees.

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