Insight and analysis from Press Gazette editor Dominic Ponsford

By Dominic Ponsford 14 April 12:44
It is more than seven years since Will Lewis announced the integration of print and digital at the Telegraph as the UK's top-selling 'quality' national moved to new offices in Victoria?
By Dominic Ponsford 11 April 9:41
Here's a video report of Press Gazette's Social Media Journalism Awards reception this week.
By Dominic Ponsford 04 April 11:53
Newsquest chief executive Paul Davidson stepped down this week after 13 years at the top of the UK’s second biggest regional newspaper publisher.
By Dominic Ponsford 03 April 12:31
It’s not unusual for celebrities to sometimes resort to using the 1997 Prevention of Harassment Act to protect their privacy.
By Dominic Ponsford 28 March 10:46
In my video blog this week I talk about how 'crystal Methodist' former bank boss Paul Flowers shot the messenger on Newsnight with his 'fascist' slur of the Mail on Sunday, a great practical example of why journalists should learn how to code and Mike Hanlon's amusing observation that most journalism was "rubbish" in the "good old days".
By Dominic Ponsford 21 March 14:17
In my video blog this week I explain why I think the BBC got off lightly after travelling to North Korea with a group of LSE students, discuss how crowdfunding is becoming a major force in UK digital journalism and reveal why I am hacked off with Hacked Off.
By Dominic Ponsford 19 March 14:08
It has been said that libel reform comes around about as frequently as Halley’s Comet so when it does journalists have got to make sure they make the most of it. The Defamation Act 2013 is now in force and provides sweeping changes to Britain’s much-criticised libel laws. To ensure that media organisations use the legislation to cut their legal costs, and support probing journalism which holds the powerful to account, Press Gazette is hosting a unique conference: Defamation 2014, in central London on 19 June.
By Dominic Ponsford 14 March 10:12
We are starting to see what Local World chief executive David Montgomery's vision for content uploaded direct to his websites without need for "human interface" looks like.
By Dominic Ponsford 11 February 12:34
Google’s Android is now the most popular smartphone operating system in the UK – so publishers can no longer just talk about iPhone and iPad apps.
By Dominic Ponsford 07 February 10:45

News UK chief executive Mike Darcey said this week that the strategies of The Guardian and Mail Online were

By Dominic Ponsford 29 January 13:13
Some MPs on the culture select committee clearly thought Lord Hunt and Michael McManus from the PCC were taking them for a ride yesterday with their insistence that the new press regulator IPSO does comply with Sir Brian Leveson's recommendations of November 2012 on the future regulation of the press.
By Dominic Ponsford 24 January 12:32
Here's my weekly look at the big journalism industry news stories. This week I look at Tony Gallagher's exit from the Daily Telegraph editorship, and speculate about what 'chief content officer' Jason Seiken might have planned; and at Guardian Media Group's sale of Trader Media.
By Dominic Ponsford 23 January 14:55
From Sesame Street to Fleet Street was the headline which sprang to mind when US digital media guru Jason Seiken was revealed as the new editor in chief and “chief content officer” of Telegraph Media Group last September.
By Dominic Ponsford 22 January 11:32
Trebles all round at Guardian News and Media after the news yesterday it is expected to net £600m from the sale of its 50.1 per cent share in Trader Media Group. Well, up to a point. It certainly sticks to fingers up to the Guardian-haters who take glee in the paper's huge annual losses and like to predict its annual demise.
Tony Gallagher (Reuters)
By Dominic Ponsford 22 January 9:47
When an editor-in-chief and "chief content officer" is appointed over your head, editors start to feel nervous.
By Dominic Ponsford 20 January 14:52

Here are my latest 'pearls of wisdom' about latest developments in the world of journalism.

By Dominic Ponsford 14 January 11:42
Amid BBC head of news James Harding’s rundown last night of the various challenges faces journalism in his WT Stead lecture there was one startling factoid.
By Dominic Ponsford 10 January 12:58
Here's my weekly video blog - with three big UK journalism predictions for 2014.
By Dominic Ponsford 02 January 11:57
The Defamation Act 2013 is now in force and creates big changes to the legal climate for all journalists working in England and Wales.
By Dominic Ponsford 20 December 13:15
From Oliver Kay's 'scoop' over the creation of a Qatar football superleague to the Sunday Times' safety fears on taking freelance pictures from Syria - here are Press Gazette's ten most-read stories of 2013. In ascending order of popularity:

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