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Guardian digital growth continues

In March 2011 the global audience of guardian.co.uk was nearly 50 million unique users a month, an increase of 47% year-on-year, making it one of the leading news sites in the world. The Guardian’s journalism has never been more widely read.

Guardian digital growth continues

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New horizons

The Guardian is increasingly an international presence in terms of its reach and influence. The year ahead will see the launch of a new digital-only operation based in New York as the Guardian looks to capitalise on its growing US audience.

New horizons

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Newspaper of the Year

The Guardian’s exceptional journalism, and in particular its collaboration with Wikileaks, earned it the highest accolade at the British Press Awards.

Newspaper of the Year

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Record profits for Trader Media Group

The Auto Trader publisher enjoyed another strong year with operating profits reaching record levels. In excess of 85% of those profits are now generated by its digital operations.

Record profits for Trader Media Group

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Emap: a diversified group

Emap has continued to reduce its reliance on printed products and the uncertain UK advertising market. Subscription revenues from pure digital products contributed 30% of total sales and just 13% of revenues came from advertising.

Emap: a diversified group

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Smooth Radio goes national

The transformation of GMG Radio’s five regional Smooth stations into a national network saw Smooth Radio become the UK’s third largest national commercial music station. Smooth increased adult listening hours by 12% during the year.

Smooth Radio goes national