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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 12 / 09 / 16

London Daily Mirror Editor  ED MALYON  announced on his Facebook page that he is leaving the Mirror to become sports editor at the London Independent. Malyon: "From January I will be sports editor at the Independent. It's a huge opportunity for me to build a new sports department that is a...

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