By Axegrinder 13 October 11:28
As tenous local news connections go, the Wandsworth Guardian's coverage of a large traffic jam in China is hard to beat.
Newsquest wins Investors In People accolade... Vlad the Impaler awarded posthumous Nobel peace prizeBy Axegrinder 08 October 16:38
Axegrinder thought he was as likely to read the words 'Newsquest wins Investors in People Award' as to see the headline 'Vlad the Impaler Given Posthumous Nobel Prize'.
PG tally of 220 BBC media contacts was derided as 'fantasy' - but FoI answer says 241 in communications 'family'By Axegrinder 30 September 16:36
Readers of Press Gazette will know we have an interest in keeping tabs on the size of the BBC's PR operation: see here and here.
By Axegrinder 15 September 9:11
Ping. The results of the "Your Say 2015" Trinity Mirror employee survey are in.
By Axegrinder 30 July 13:29
Axegrinder would like to issue an apology on behalf of Press Gazette to The Spectator staff whose lie-ins have been ruined.
'Cappuccino' recruitment? More like 'espresso' as BBC fills political editor vacancy in less than a fortnightBy Axegrinder 23 July 9:21
An internal BBC survey found last year that one of the major gripes of staff was what has been called a “cappuccino” hiring policy.
By Axegrinder 01 July 9:56
The Guardian, like Times and Sun publisher News UK, is offering sixth formers the chance to spend a week of their summer holidays at its offices by taking part in summer school.
By Axegrinder 22 June 8:38
The Evening Standard's home affairs editor is set to return to work next week after it emerged that he struck a colleague.
By Axegrinder 15 June 10:16
Axegrinder's favourite upheld complaint in today's Ofcom bulletin comes from Mustard TV's Mustard Show.
By Axegrinder 04 June 12:07
One editor, Martin Booth, of Bristol 24/7, has used his position of power to propose in acrostic form in his magazine.
Mystic Lloyd misses out on 100-1 royal baby windfall - but wins free lunch from Sun editor after election betBy Axegrinder 20 May 11:43
There has been much debate since the election about how much of an impact newspapers had on the result.
The Sun today published an apology after muddling up an "eccentric" and a "loony".
Whatever must 'disgusted of Tunbridge Wells' make of Local World's latest crass attempt to boost web traffic?By Axegrinder 17 March 10:35
Axegrinder shudders to think what ‘disgusted of Tunbridge Wells’ makes of the latest online traffic-chasing wheeze on the website of the Kent and Sussex Courier.
By Axegrinder 11 March 14:40
The Guido Fawkes website has apparently taken a leaf out of the Telegraph's book and given its staff highfalutin titles.
By Axegrinder 03 March 11:30
Londoners must be grateful to have the Evening Standard these days so they can keep tabs on the comings and goings of Evgeny Lebedev.
Pics of readers out shopping and 'what time is EastEnders on'...Local World websites plumb new depthsBy Axegrinder 26 February 10:01
Journalists at Local World are scratching their heads over the latest wheeze from an editor chasing online page views.
Polly Toynbee appeals for readers to support 'precarious' Guardian (not mentioning the £850m it has in the bank)By Axegrinder 10 February 10:14
Polly Toynbee today urged readers of The Guardian to do their bit to help keep the “precarious” paper on the road.
By Axegrinder 09 February 9:09
The end when it came would not have been a surprise to her, but why has The Sun quietly dropped Mystic Meg after decades of service?
Axegrinder was amused by this tweet from The Guardian's web news editor Jonathan Haynes today. That is all.
By Axegrinder 16 December 9:01
Labour leader Ed Miliband has asked colleagues to stop leaking stories to The Mail on Sunday, according to yesterday's Black Dog diary in the paper.