Flandrensis Times

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Flandrensis Times
Format A4 Paper
Type Periodical newspaper
Owner Flandrensis
CEO Lyam Desmet
In circulation 22 June- 20 October 2009
Political Allegiance Neutral
Language English
Distributor(s) MicroWiki, Others
Distributed In Flandrensis

The Flandrensis Times (Dutch: De Flandrensis Tijd) is the English-language newspaper of the Grand Duchy of Flandrensis. It was founded on 22 June 2009, with the first edition being published three days later.

It is owned and subsidized by the Government of Flandrensis, however, the newspaper's view is often neutral. On 4 September 2009 Lyam Desmet was appointed as the new CEO of the Flandrensis Times, he was a formal reporter of the newspaper. The Flandrensis Times is published on the internet. From the 11th of September the Flandrensis Times will have a new lay-out.

The end of the Flandrensis Times

On 20 October 2009 Lyam Desmet, CEO of the Flandrensis Times proclaims the end of the English newspaper. Lyam and his group of employees found a new newspaper: De Gazet van Giddis. This newspapers is in Dutch (the official language in Flandrensis) and is a company under control of the Black Sun Corporation of Hein of Giddis.

I’ve decided to quit with the Flandrensis Times because I believe that the freedom of speech and freedom of press, two important rights in the Constitution of Flandrensis, on MicroWiki is limited. Also an English newspaper ask a lot of time and that is difficult to reconcile with the studies and work from some of our employees. It was not an easy decision but I have the full support of my employees. De Gazet of Giddis would be an informative newspaper about Flandrensis and micronationalism, because we now publish in Dutch it will be accessible for our citizens and we will no longer face barriers against our freedom of speech. I personally will not stop with intermicronational journalism, I am willing to write some articles for the St. Charlian Observer for whom I have great respect. I would also like to thank all the loyal readers of the Flandrensis Times.

— Lyam Desmet

Past editions

All editions of the Flandrensis Times can be found here.

De Gazet van Giddis

This newspaper is the heir and successor of the Flandrensis Times. Alle editions will be published on the website of the Black Sun Corporation.