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By William Turvill 22 May 13:53
National Union of Journalists members at Newsquest South London and balloting for action over proposed redundancies and a planned merger between South West and South East London operations.
By William Turvill 18 May 15:46
Newsquest is moving 14 editorial jobs 140 miles from Watford to a subbing hub in Weymouth, Dorset.
By William Turvill 18 May 13:43
Trinity Mirror’s chief executive described digital development as the publisher’s “absolute priority” today as it launches a new national newspaper app.
By Katie Avis-Riordan 14 May 15:28
Long-standing investor DC Thomson announced today that it will buy 100 per cent of Shortlist Media Ltd.
By Katie Avis-Riordan 14 May 12:38
Newsquest is set to launch a weekly paid-for newspaper in a Cheshire market town later this month.
By William Turvill 14 May 11:22
The chief executive of London Live has warned that the rest of Evgeny Lebedev’s media operation cannot “keep propping up” the local TV station.
By William Turvill 13 May 11:09
Tindle Newspapers has announced plans to launch another four free weekly newspapers in South London.
By Dominic Ponsford 08 May 11:50
The cost to News Corp of dealing with the phone-hacking scandal at the News of the World has risen to $512m (£332m).
By Dominic Ponsford 07 May 13:20
The continuing fallout from the hacking scandal cost News Corp $42m in the nine months to March, down from $56m in the same period a year ago.
By William Turvill 07 May 11:31
The seven regional newspapers closed down by Trinity Mirror at the end of last year had a combined revenue of £4.5m in 2014.
By William Turvill 29 April 16:32
More than 30 jobs – including a number of editor positions – have been made redundant or put at risk of redundancy by Newsquest this week, according to the National Union of Journalists.
By Dominic Ponsford 28 April 10:15
Google has offered €150m in funding to help news publishers across Europe “develop more sustainable models for news”.
By William Turvill 28 April 9:15
Johnston Press chief executive Ashley Highfield has been told by the National Union of Journalists he should “forgo” his £645,000 bonus.
By William Turvill 21 April 10:27
Rupert Murdoch (pictured, Reuters) reportedly told The Sun to get its “act together” and do more to stop Labour winning the election.
By William Turvill 13 April 10:43
The weekday price of the newspaper is increasing from £1.60 to £1.80, while the Saturday edition will now cost £2.70, up from £2.50.
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 William Turvill 08 April 10:21
The Coventry Times will cease publication on 20 April. The free weekly newspaper is produced by staff from its paid-for sister title, the Coventry Telegraph, and no job losses will result in the closure.
By Robert Griffiths 07 April 11:06
The title was first published, as a print edition, by Future in 2012. But when the publisher sold its music titles, former Melody Maker writers Push (real name Christopher Dawes) and Mark Roland decided to take it on independently.
By William Turvill 01 April 10:39
The magazine publisher's pre-tax profit for the 12-month period was £11.1m, up from a loss of £7.6m in the 18 months to June 2013, according to its annual report.
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.

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