DTI launches inquiry into UK publishing

<p>The Department of Trade and Industry has launched an investigation into the competitiveness of UK publishing. The study, which the DTI said would be the largest analysis conducted on any UK industry sector, will examine the "current and future competitive position" of the sector. The project will include an "e-commerce impact assessment".</p><p> It is to be co-managed by UK Publishing Media, an industry body set up by the Publishers Association, the Newspaper Society, the Newspaper Publishers Association and the Periodical Publishers Association. The study will be carried out by consulta...

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