Digital

By William Turvill 24 April 16:00
A Johnston Press hashtag, #WhatMattersToMe, will feature as Twitter's top promoted trend all day on Monday in a joint venture.
By Dominic Ponsford 24 April 15:00
An as-yet unpublished investigation by Buzzfeed has harmed the business of a news agency which sees itself as the 'main competitor' for the website in the UK. Buzzfeed has written to a number of UK news organisations that buy stories from Central European News and raised questions over accuracy.
By Dominic Ponsford and William Turvill 23 April 13:29
Mail Online online readership dipped in March after a record month in February.
By Dominic Ponsford 23 April 11:03
“Who knows more about digital disruption than us. No-one?”
By William Turvill 21 April 10:51
Following successful pilots in West Yorkshire and the North East, the BBC Local Live stream is to be taken to Birmingham (pictured) and will be used across the country by mid-2016, according to the corporation.
By Matthew Gilley 16 April 10:39
A new book about online research techniques - The Verification Handbook for Investigative Reporting - was released yesterday.
By William Turvill and Dominic Ponsford 10 April 17:40
Buzzfeed's editor-in-chief has admitted pulling a piece from the UK version of the site which contained negative comment about an advertiser.
By Dominic Ponsford 09 April 9:47
A new report suggests that consumers are willing to pay little for news online – but that digital advertising is booming.
By Dominic Ponsford 08 April 9:25
The Oxford Mail used the new Twitter-owned app Periscope for the first time to live stream the bomb squad detonating an old mortar shell.
By Robert Griffiths 01 April 11:41
Press Association has partnered with Facebook produce its 2015 UK general election page, starting this week.
By William Turvill 31 March 17:32
The site, which is part-funded by the EU and also relies on company sponsorship, currently claims around 90,000 unique browsers a month from the UK, making up 13.4 per cent of its total 667,000 audience. Its aim is to double the proportion of its traffic that comes from this country.
By William Turvill 31 March 15:26
In 2004, shortly after moving to Stockholm from the UK, Paul Rapacioli started running a weekly email newsletter from his bedroom sent out to his friends on a Swedish-language course.
By Robert Griffiths 31 March 10:34

The forthcoming UK general election will see a new crop of online-only news websites make their presence felt for the first time.

By Robert Griffiths 30 March 10:45
Former head of complaints at the Press Complaints Commission Scott Langham is joining Mail Online as deputy managing editor.
By William Turvill 27 March 15:53
Speaking at the London School Economics’ Polis Journalism Conference, Jamie Angus revealed that 23m people across the UK and beyond visited the BBC News site on 26 March.
By Dominic Ponsford 25 March 9:42
The BBC yesterday became the latest news organisation to redesign its website for mobile.
By Dominic Ponsford 24 March 9:55
The Times and Sunday Times now claim to have more than 400,000 paid-for subscribers (or "members" as they are being called).
By William Turvill 20 March 12:36

Political website Guido Fawkes has delivered its petition calling on the BBC to bring Jeremy Clarkson back to Top Gear - in a tank.

By William Turvill 19 March 12:38
Mail Online recorded a new record number of average daily unique users in February, according to the latest ABCs.
By Jon Bernstein 17 March 11:34
Last week Jay Lauf, the publisher of business news site Quartz, invited us to engage in a thought experiment. What would you do, he asked, if no one came to your site to read what you had written, watch what you’d filmed or listen to what you’d recorded?

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