Print Round-Up: Telegraph Gets Demotix Widget; Economist Shuts Mag; Centaur Closure


image Telegraph Demotix deal: Telegraph Media Group has signed up citizen journalism aggregator Demotix to provide news and pictures for the world news pages of The exclusive UK deal puts Demotix’s widget, featuring the best shots from its 5,600 contributors around the world in 120 countries, and follows similar deals with Le Monde in France and Future News in Lebanon. London-based Demotix was formed in 2008. Release.

Economist mag shuts : Following what has not been the best six months to be a CFO, Economist Group has closed its London-based magazine especially for them, CFO Europe. The move puts 13 jobs at risk though the company is keen on redeployment before redundancies. The company says “structural changes in the B2B advertising market have made achieving acceptable profit levels very difficult for CFO Europe. CFO Asia and CFO China both closed in February but the American edition will remain. Via

Centaur closure: Another B2B mag closure: Centaur Media’s HR industry title Resourcing will from September become part of sister title Recruiter and won’t continue as a separate title. From Private Fraser.

Knowledge goes online: Drum’n’bass magazine Knowledge is abandoning its print edition after 15 years to go online only from July. The mag says it’s excited about the capabilities of online versus print and will continue its covermount CDs as podcasts. The closure follows the collapse of indie music mag Plan B last week. Also via Private Fraser.

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