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FZ.com says farewell

Mon 2014-Jun-30 @ MYT 20:17:32 pm

End of FZ.com

FZ.com ended its two-year run at the close of business today and the site bid farewell to its readers, after struggling to establish itself in the crowded online news business.

KDN crushes FZ's hopes

KDN crushes FZ’s hopes

Set up as a lightweight sister site to The Edge, and in preparation for a daily newspaper to be called FZ Daily, the site became redundant after its application for a newspaper publishing licence was rejected in March and when its publishers took over The Malaysian Insider last month. » Edge buys Insider

FZ staff were told last month they would be redeployed within the Edge group, which includes The Edge weekly, Financial Daily, Personal Money and Edge Online. Only a few would move to the Insider.

FZ’s final front page today carried two stories on conservation in Penang by bureau chief Himanshu Bhatt and reporter A. Sangeetha.
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End of FZ.com

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