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Photomart pulls advertising from Archant
Archant’s decision to let go its staff photographers in favour of receiving contributions from the public has sparked controversy and debate from the trade. In an email notice to one of Archant’s representatives, Photomart has criticized the move and asked for clarification on the matter.
Archant is the UK's largest independently-owned regional media business. It is a community media company active in the fields of regional newspaper and magazine publishing, contract printing and internet communications. All its titles serve clearly defined communities, based around locations or interest groups.