Thursday, July 23, 2009

Farewell to Fleet Street

Fleet Street, the London thoroughfare synonymous with 300 years of journalism in Britain, bids farewell to its last international newsroom on Sunday, when Agence France-Presse moves office.

AFP’s departure means that Scottish publishers D. C. Thomson’s London bureau is the last remaining newsroom in the industry’s spiritual home, now overtaken by investment banks and legal offices.

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