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By William Turvill 23 June 8:30
Staff on the News Shopper yesterday joined Newsquest colleagues in South London on strike over pay, staffing, redundancies and a plan to place 16 weekly newspapers under a single managing editor.
By Dominic Ponsford 18 June 17:02
David Pemsel has been confirmed as the new chief executive of Guardian Media Group, succeeding Andrew Miller on 1 July.
By William Turvill 18 June 9:11
Richard Desmond has accused Daily Mail editor Paul Dacre of having “no balls” as he defended his Express Newspapers regime.
By William Turvill 15 June 9:49

The National Union of Journalists has announced that the 12-day South London strike has been moved to Thursday 18 June.

By PA Mediapoint 11 June 15:47
Rupert Murdoch is reportedly preparing to stand down as chief executive of media giant Twenty First Century Fox and hand over the role to his son James.
By William Turvill 08 June 14:57
Geoffrey Robinson, MP for Coventry North West, has written to the editor of the Coventry Telegraph to protest six planned job cuts in the area. Last week, Trinity Mirror announced that it was seeking to make 25 redundancies across the Midlands, including 19 in Birmingham.
By William Turvill 04 June 15:41
Trinity Mirror has announced it is cutting 25 Midlands jobs as part of a newsroom restructure as it aims to become "truly digitally focused".
By William Turvill 02 June 12:26
The announcement was made by chief executive Ashley Highfield in an email about the Newsroom of the Future “transformation project”.
By Dominic Ponsford 01 June 8:45
Telegraph Media Group has reported a dip in profit for 2014 which it said was mainly because of an £8m investment in digital operations.
By Dominic Ponsford 26 May 12:13
A volunteer-run quarterly newspaper with a focus on investigative journalism has launched in Salford some two months after the closure of the town’s weekly newspaper.
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.