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Times Media’s News Wire launching soon!

Posted by radio On March - 20 - 2015

By the end of the month, Times Media will have a brand new news wire service. The news wire will serve online products and newspapers and address the growing demand for independent and reliable news.

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The product offers minute by minute news coverage under the brand of Rand Daily Mail (RDM) News Wire. The company’s print section will provide copy for the wire and will cover news from business to sport and politics.

 

Ray Hartley, former Sunday Times editor, will be taking on the management of the wire service while Juliette Saunders and Dominic Mahlangu will act as editors. With a reputable editorial and management team, the RDM News Wire is set for success.

 

Mike Robertson, Times Media MD, said, “Over the past three years we have grown TMG into SA’s biggest publisher of English-language daily and weekly newspapers. Despite spending only a fraction of what our competitors have done we have clearly established ourselves as the no2 in the online market and are confident of soon becoming number one. All of this is based on the quality and independence of our journalism which will now also be accessible via the RDM News Wire.”

 

“We have a very strong tradition of breaking news accurately and independently in our print titles and, more recently, on our online platforms such as timeslive and bdlive. We want to build on this strength with the news wire which will hold itself to high standards of journalism,” said Rand Daily Mail editor, Ray Hartley.

 

“We are going to get our top journalists involved and supplement this with a team of reporters who will chase the news,” concluded Hartley.

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