David Dinsmore: 'Women biggest backers of Page Three...Fleet Street's silence on Sun arrests...Buzzfeed is best thing on internet'By Dominic Ponsford 05 November 14:01
Sun editor David Dinsmore said this morning that women had been the most vociferous supporters of Page Three when the paper ran focus groups on the issue earlier this year.
By William Turvill 10 September 10:46
Although a half-naked photograph of supermodel Kate Moss adorns the front cover of its September issue, Esquire’s editor insists his magazine should not be drawn into the current sexism debate around lads’ magazines.
By Gavriel Hollander 03 September 10:03
Among the many photos that adorn Sarah Sands’ office in the Evening Standard newsroom, there are two to which she points with particular pride.
Evening Standard veteran diarist James Hughes-Onslow: ‘There’s no substitute for getting out and meeting people’By William Turvill 31 July 8:56
A diary columnist would have beaten Woodward and Bernstein to Watergate. So says James Hughes-Onslow, the Evening Standard’s Londoner’s Diary veteran and one of Fleet Street’s longest serving diarists.
Guido Fawkes news editor Harry Cole on ‘morally bankrupt’ Lobby, 'moany' Private Eye and Chris HuhneBy William Turvill 23 July 12:05
Harry Cole could have been a big name in student politics if his eye for a good story hadn’t got in the way.
By William Turvill 21 June 10:03
Fifty years after joining The Guardian, Peter Preston is better placed than anyone to put the paper’s recent dramas into perspective.
Britain's best connected man? Mail on Sunday editor Geordie Greig on Hugh Grant, Paul Dacre and the JohnsonsBy William Turvill 12 June 10:03
In 2005, The Observer dubbed Geordie Greig “Britain’s best-connected man”. Then, as editor of society magazine Tatler, it was a useful tag to have.
By William Turvill 29 May 14:15
According to some, one of the first rules of journalism is to never become the story. Clearly no one ever told Channel 4 News chief correspondent Alex Thomson that.
By William Turvill 01 May 9:36
When self-proclaimed “porn baron” Paul Baxendale-Walker bought lads’ magazine Loaded last year it was reasonably assumed the title might be taken a step down market.
Torin Douglas bows out after 24 years on media beat: 'The fact is, morale within the BBC is not good'By William Turvill 30 April 9:15
Torin Douglas is bowing out as after 24 years as BBC media correspondent next month and he told Press Gazette that he leaves the corporation at a time when morale is low.
By Press Gazette 27 March 15:24
Four journalism students from Northampton University secured the first interview with the BBC's Eddie Mair since his controversial interview with London Mayor Boris Johnson on Sunday.
By William Turvill 22 March 8:23
David Hencke saw off competition from major news organisations to win Political Journalist of the Year at the British Journalism Awards for fledgling news website exaro. The judges described his revelations over widespread Whitehall tax avoidance as a “major scandal”. Like many great stories, it started with a whistleblower.
By William Turvill 14 March 13:56
When David Hencke took voluntary redundancy from The Guardian in 2009 he imagined he would be retired by now. But four years on, having joined investigative website Exaro News, his journalism career has a new lease of life.
By William Turvill 12 February 11:37
Last week Guardian journalist Nick Davies came top in Press Gazette’s list of UK investigative journalists. Here we publish the second part of an interview with one of the UK’s most famous – and controversial – journalists.
Nick Davies interview: 'Don't get sucked into thinking the stories in the other papers are the ones you should cover'By William Turvill 06 February 13:58
Few journalists divide opinion like Nick Davies. The investigative journalists who voted him the top UK investigative reporter variously described him as “a major force”, “head and shoulders above the rest of us” and “extraordinarily dogged”.
By William Turvill 23 January 12:10
Earlier this month the true horror of the Jimmy Savile story was finally brought into the open when police revealed that the former DJ may have committed 214 sex crimes, including 34 rapes.
By Andrew Pugh 16 January 12:37
Two words come up time and again when City AM editor Allister Heath is asked to talk about the newspaper’s strategy over the past four years: ‘discipline’ and ‘prudence’.
Martin Samuel interview: 'If you get all the words in the right order, it will work in every single paper'By William Turvill 25 October 15:57
Martin Samuel was in New York, poised to cover Andy Murray’s historic US Open victory, when he was told he had been voted as the best sports journalist in Press Gazette’s top 50 list. Three days earlier, he had been in Moldova to watch England in a World Cup qualifier.
By William Turvill 19 October 16:31
Last week Press Gazette revealed that The Sun was the UK's second most popular publication on Facebook with more than 600,000 'likes'. Unusually for a national newspaper, The Sun has a far bigger following on Facebook that it does on Twitter (169,199).
By Dominic Ponsford 12 October 8:00
Editor-in-chief of Sport magazine Simon Caney has carved out a profitable niche for the free mid-market title. Earlier this year Dominic Ponsford found out how you attract male readers with a sport-focused publication, build up a brand in a difficult climate and come back from the brink of disaster.