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The Independent’s Bold Statement

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

The Independent’s catchy tagline ‘Free From Proprietorial Influence’ is certainly a brave promise to feature at the top of a national newspaper.

The Independent is owned by Russian oligarch Alexander Lebedev – the 488th richest person in the world according to Forbes.com. Lebedev also owns a 75.1% share in the Evening Standard newspaper which he acquired from the Daily Mail and General Trust back in 2009. (more…)

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