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BRIEF-Johnston Press says trends seen in Q1 have continued
May 19, 2017 / 6:33 AM / in 5 months

BRIEF-Johnston Press says trends seen in Q1 have continued

May 19 (Reuters) - Johnston Press Plc

* Trends seen in Q1, as set out in announcement of group’s 2016 results on 29 march 2017, have continued

* For 17 weeks, total revenues for period, including i, were up 0.2%; excluding i, total revenues were down 12%

* For 17 weeks, digital advertising revenues (excluding classified) were up 10%; including classifieds, digital revenues were up 3%

* For 17 weeks, on-network digital audiences are up 11% to 26m, with average page views up 17%

* I newspaper continues to perform well

* Circulation volumes of key daily newspapers, scotsman and yorkshire post, continue to improve, while other large dailies have also seen some improvement

* Board notes that trading conditions for regional newspapers in uk remain challenging and, while encouraged by improving trends across group

* Management team continues to take actions to manage its costs tightly Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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