From 'useless journalist' to Rolling Stones PR: Alan Edwards reflects on 40 years of working with Fleet StreetBy William Turvill 15 April 11:06
I was a bit of a novice, and I loved it. And I didn’t really want to be a PR. I wanted to be a journalist. This was all sort of an accident, really.
By William Turvill 24 March 8:04
When Sun executive editor Fergus Shanahan was arrested more than three years ago, he says he was made to feel like “one of the most dangerous men in the country” by the four cars full of police officers who descended on his family home in Felsted, Essex, shortly after 6am.
By Dominic Ponsford 19 March 10:13
The UK’s top national newspaper editors have shared their tips on what makes a good journalist for press marketing body Newsbrands.
The man who edits The Lady describes taking 130-year-old from 'pantomime dame' to 'serious enterprise'By William Turvill 16 March 10:16
The Lady magazine had double cause for celebration last month: it turned 130 years old and bucked the circulation trend by attracting 3 per cent more sales (28,537) in the second half of 2014 than in the same period a year earlier.
By Dominic Ponsford 10 March 18:29
Former News of the World chief reporter Neville Thurlbeck has reassured colleagues that there is life after being caught up in the police investigations into hacking and payments.
By William Turvill 06 March 12:54
Guido Fawkes, the political blog which launched in 2004, now has four full-time members of staff and is plotting international expansion across the English-speaking world (except for the US) after May’s general election.
By William Turvill 19 February 15:34
Ordinarily, the resignation of an aggrieved senior journalist from a newspaper would make a story for Press Gazette and gain little coverage elsewhere.
By Dominic Ponsford 13 February 12:20
Some may still feel that the many tabloid journalists hit by the full force of UK criminal justice in recent years have received their just deserts.
Independent's Patrick Cockburn: Charlie Hebdo attack not surprising - it will 'probably' happen here as wellBy William Turvill 14 January 16:32
The Independent journalist has nearly 40 years of experience as a foreign correspondent and was credited at the awards with spotting the emergence of the Islamic State “much earlier than anybody else”.
By William Turvill 17 November 8:11
Since the 2007 launch of Shortlist magazine, The Big Issue has seen its circulation drop from an average of 174,770 to 82,329 in 2013 as its vendors have had to compete with an increasing number of free newspaper and magazine distributors.
By Dominic Ponsford 23 October 7:05
Chief constable of Bedfordshire Police Colette Paul begins her stint as Association of Chief Police Officers media lead at a time when relations between journalists and police officers are at something of a low ebb.
By William Turvill 16 September 10:51
Although they are all based in close proximity, sharing a floor in Northcliffe House below the Mail titles, Rajan emphasises that The Independent maintains independence from the Independent on Sunday, i and the website - and even more so from the Evening Standard and London Live - managing them in a "collegiate way".
By Dominic Ponsford 09 September 15:33
Head of new press regulator the Independent Press Standards Organisation Sir Alan Moses today insisted that the new body would live up to the first word of its name.
Mike Gilson on five years editing Belfast Telegraph: 'I don't spend a single minute thinking about other newspapers'By Dominic Ponsford 09 September 9:34
Mike Gilson marked five years at the Belfast Telegraph today with an interview in his own paper.
Mark Williams-Thomas: Without Savile exposure, Harris and Clifford victims would never have come forwardBy William Turvill 26 August 12:51
It may be two years since Mark Williams-Thomas exposed both sex attack allegations against Jimmy Savile and a BBC cover-up with his ITV Exposure documentary.
Nick Davies: The bad guys hate me... but most journalists are decent people and are glad I exposed phone-hackingBy William Turvill 05 August 9:36
Hack Attack tracks Davies’s personal journey uncovering the News of the World phone-hacking scandal between February 2008, through July 2011, to the present day.
GQ editor Dylan Jones: 'Lads' mags did an awful lot to denigrate and sully our market... I'm completely happy to be in a market of one'By William Turvill 31 July 9:33
Jones, an OBE who has edited GQ for 15 years and this month collected an editor of the year title at the PPA Awards, invites me to sit in a black leather chair perpendicular to – and at a lower level than– his neat desk.
Sun on Sunday editor Victoria Newton on Rebekah, Rupert, paywalls and filling the gap left by the News of the WorldBy William Turvill 08 July 11:17
Rupert Murdoch shut down Victoria Newton's old paper, the News of the World, and seven months later gave her and a group of Sun colleagues just a week to launch its replacement.
By William Turvill 01 July 16:57
Buzzfeed was launched in the United States in 2006. Last year, it moved into the UK and went to Australia soon afterwards.
'If I didn't have skin like a rhino I might be offended': Why Kay Burley won't let the trolls bring her downBy William Turvill 26 June 9:42
Kay Burley loves her job and thinks journalism is the best career in the world. She tells me this at least half a dozen times in a 25-minute interview.