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The Cairncross Conundrum

Demand for news is higher than ever, but fewer people are prepared to pay for it. Amol Rajan and guests discuss the sustainability of high-quality journalism.

Demand for news is higher than ever but fewer people are prepared to pay for it. The government asked former journalist Dame Frances Cairncross to conduct a review into the sustainability of high-quality journalism.

Amol Rajan is joined by Dame Frances Cairncross, Wolfgang Blau, president of Condé Nast International, Professor Jane Martinson, Daniel Ionescu, managing editor of The Lincolnite and Lincolnshire Reporter, and Paul Staines, publisher of Guido Fawkes.

Presenter: Amol Rajan
Producer: Richard Hooper

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