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Sly Bailey, the chief executive of Trinity Mirror, joins Steve to talk about her recent decision to close nine local paper titles and to explain how her company is faring in the current economic climate.

For the first time, live Ashes coverage will not be available on terrestrial TV - but should it?

We find out about the 'hyper-local' sites being launched around the country, allowing ordinary people to write and publish content about their communities. But does hyper-local mean hyper-boring?

And Steve speaks to Zuhair al Jezairy, founder of the news agency Voice of Iraq, about the importance of independent journalism in Iraq.

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Wed 8 Jul 2009 13:30
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