Tuesday 18 April 1995
David Goodhart, the former Financial Times journalist, is pressing ahead with plans for a monthly magazine of "ideas and analysis that will be public-affairs based"; he expects to bring out the first issue in September. Prospect Publishing has raised more than two-thirds of the £450,000 needed to launch, with the FT prepared to distribute the first issue free with the paper. The lofty aim is to re-invent the essay-writing tradition, with lead pieces ranging from 3,000 to 6,000 words, much longer than the daily press or even the Economist aspires to. The prospectus says that if just 20,000 subscribers can be persuaded, it can break even.
Sarah Vine criticises lesbian mother Jack Monroe: 'If she was unsure about her sexuality, she should have taken greater precautions'
'Kidnapped boy may have been abused and murdered by VIP paedophile ring,' say police
Black Friday 2014: Opening times for Asda, John Lewis, PC World, GAME and Argos
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Michael Brown shooting: Driver smashes into crowd as protests erupt across the US during a second night of unrest
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- 2 To help fuel their propaganda machine against the poor, our government has now decided to redefine the word 'welfare'
- 3 Jeremy Hunt: 'I took my children to A&E because I didn't want to wait for GP appointment'
- 4 Girl, 7, gets Tesco to remove 'stupid' sign suggesting superheroes are 'for boys'
- 5 This letter from a reader explains why women can’t play football
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