3 March 2019
A wealthy and influential lawyer buys the sole English newspaper in Cyprus. The real motive: cleaning his digital record.
The announcement by Cyprus Mail yesterday that the newspaper was taken over by Andreas Neocleous, the founder of a major Cypriot law firm, who in the past years has been embroiled in a series of controversies, is raising eyebrows in the local journalism community. Why would a wealthy lawyer care about a daily newspaper that sells, according to the most generous estimates, a paltry 4,000 copies?
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