Brisbane Times

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Brisbanetimes-masthead.png
Type News site
Format Online
Owner(s) Fairfax Digital
Managing editors Simon Holt
Founded 7 March 2007
Headquarters Brisbane, Australia
Official website brisbanetimes.com.au

Brisbane Times is an online newspaper for Brisbane and Queensland, Australia. It was launched on 7 March 2007[1] by then-Queensland Premier Peter Beattie.[2]

It is owned and run by Fairfax Digital, the online subsidiary of Fairfax Media, publishers of Melbourne's The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald and other mastheads, plus subject-focused websites and business-centered magazine titles. The founding managing editor was Mitchell Murphy;[3] the current managing editor is Simon Holt.[4]

The publication started with 14 journalists in an attempt by Fairfax to break into the South East Queensland market, competing against the website of News Corporation's incumbent The Courier-Mail.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Greg Roberts and Michael Sainsbury (8 March 2007). "Fairfax launches online in Brisbane". The Australian. 
  2. ^ Eric Shackle (11 March 2007). "Brisbane's Newest Newspaper Goes Online". OhMyNews. 
  3. ^ "Fairfax embraces Brisbane". The Sydney Morning Herald. 7 March 2007. 
  4. ^ Brisbane Times. "Our staff". Fairfax Media. Retrieved 24 January 2013. 

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