Ad revenue down 9 per cent at Johnston Press

Print and classified advertising down, digital up.

Ad revenue down 9 per cent at Johnston Press
Johnston Press publishes the Scotsman Photograph: Getty Images

Yea-on-year advertising revenue at Johnston Press has fallen by 9 per cent, according to figures released by the company this morning.

It comes on the same day the publisher announced a partnership with motors.co.uk, which will be integrated into the company’s network of websites

According to today’s interim management statement, covering the 18 weeks to 7 May, ad revenue dropped by 9.6 per cent in the first quarter of this year but slowed to an 8 per cent decline in the second.

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