News Int chief to step down

News International chief executive Tom Mockridge is to quit his role at the end of the month, News Corporation has announced.

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Not all national newspapers will survive, News Int chief says

Tom Mockbridge said he is quitting News International because he is unhappy with changes to his role. Credit: Ian Nicholson/PA Archive

The outgoing chief executive of News International has predicted some national newspapers will not survive in printed form as the industry confronts a decline in readership.

Tom Mockbridge told The Times he expected "some consolidation" of titles with sales dropping.

But he added that he remained an "unambiguous believer" that many printed newspapers would remain despite the shift of readers to websites.

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