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October issue:

New Sun editor Dominic Mohan wouldn't give us an interview, but we've spoken to the people who know him best to profile the new boss of Britain's biggest selling daily.

And to celebrate his appointment we've included a free game in the October issue: Editors Top Trumps. Each national daily newspaper editor has their own card, cut them out and pit them against each other to see who is top dog.

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The town without a voice: We revisit Long Eaton a year after Trinity Mirror closed its newspaper, and find a shocking picture of what happens in a community without local news.

As The Observer is saved from possible closure, we find other reasons to believe that UK journalism may be turning the corner after more than a year of difficult economic times.

Keith Waterhouse: In our tribute to the late, great, Keith Waterhouse we have obtained a copy from the Daily Mirror of the famous style guide he wrote for the title and reproduce some absolute gems from it.

Regional press ABCs: Only 15 paid for weeklies put on sales in the first half of this year. We talk to editors who are bucking the trend.october4 by you.

Journalism Training Supplement: A new guide to the often bewildering world of journalism training, with a full directory of journalism courses, advice from top editors on how to get into the profession, advice on how to finance your training and columns by the bosses of each of the three main journalism training bodies.

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Iphone apps for journalists: We pick out the best ones.

Guardian photographer Sean Smith: The award-winning lensman talks us through the greatest images of his career.

Mario Garcia: The legendary newspaper designer reveals the secrets behind some of his most iconic work.

Freelancing: How to break in to book writing.

In The Knowledge: Men's Health editor Morgan Rees on how to be a consumer magazine editor, the BBC's Kevin Marsh on training, headhunter Martin Tripp on how to impress editors and Peter Sands on why there is more to regional press editing than ABC.

 

 

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