Independent newspaper for sale at the right price

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The owner of the Independent, Evgeny Lebedev, says the newspaper could be for sale if somebody “offers the right price”.He qualified that by saying that he was “not actively trying to sell it”.Mr Lebedev also owns the London Evening Standard and the Independents sister newspaper, i.On Monday he launches London Live, a 24-hour television network dedicated to news, entertainment and culture in the capital.On The Andrew Marr Show Mr Lebedev said he hoped the TV channel would create jobs and be a platform to launch new talent. He has hired what he described as “YouTube sensations” and relative unknowns to present its programming.Another innovation Mr Lebedev highlighted was the broadcast of live plays.

via BBC News – Independent newspaper for sale at the right price.