The Sun launches TV bulletins; Mirror Group expands
"The paper has expanded its Web site to include a TV-style breaking news offering that willbe updated four times each weekday with the latest high-profile stories.Meanwhile, Mirror Group Newspapers is reported (NMA, 30/6/05) to be "planning to launch a range of Web sites and revamp[ing] its existing national titles over the next few months"
"Content [will be supplied by] The Press Association, which will work to ensure that each bulletin is in keeping with The Sun's news agenda.
"... the Sun is also launching a weekly online entertainment bulletin focusing on red carpet events and film premieres."
UPDATE (July 20 2005): Trinity Mirror acquires Smart Media Services, reports The Guardian, in a deal that seems reminiscent of football transfers: "£11.3m, with a further £5.3m being contingent on the site meeting earnings targets".