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 Latest news

31st July 2014: Regional Publications changes issued

21st July 2014: ROI Consumer Magazines, ROI Multi-Platform changes issued

17th July 2014: Regional Publications changes issued

3rd July 2014: Business Magazines, Consumer Magazines, Digital Publications, Multi-Platform, ROI Consumer Magazines changes issued

9th June 2014: National Newspapers, Multi-Platform changes issued

2nd May 2014: All ROI print Reporting Standards changes issued 

7th March 2014: National Newspapers, Consumer Magazines, Regional Publications changes issued


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