By Stewart Purvis 26 August 14:47
If there was an annual award for ‘The most (apparently) honest statement by a broadcast news executive’ then Jeff Zucker, president of CNN, would have to be a front runner. Last week he warned his staff around the world, who are expecting job cuts: “We are going to do less and have to do it with less”.
By William Turvill 26 August 10:52
The Huffington Post is collaborating with the Times of India to launch the 12th edition of its website.
Former NoW US editor looking for 'go-getting' English reporters to join fledgling showbiz agency in LABy William Turvill 26 August 6:07
Former News of the World US editor James Desborough is looking to emulate the success of British-run agtency Splash as he seeks to expand his own celebrity news agency in Los Angeles.
Revamp sees three weeklies closed to make way for daily editions and readers given 'greater opportunity' to contribute contentBy William Turvill 07 August 9:51
The Royston Weekly News, Saffron Walden Weekly News and the Huntingdon/ St Ives & St Neots News & Crier are to stop being published next month.
By William Turvill 07 August 9:25
Archant chairman Simon Bax has written to shareholders “in lieu of an interim statement” to say there will be a "strategic review of the business" when a new chief executive is appointed.
LOTN, which is backed by the Young Foundation, plans to offer News UK £50m for the titles, and is aiming to raise a further £50m to run the papers.
By William Turvill 05 August 12:13
Hollinshead is to be group chief executive at Nova International Ltd, a sporting events company, where he has been a non-executive director since 2012.
Video: Times and Sun's new London Bridge HQ - visitors 'can't believe it's News UK, they think it's Google'By William Turvill 01 August 12:16
The video below shows an exclusive tour of the building given to Estates Gazette.
By William Turvill 01 August 11:58
Local World has reported a turnover of £239.6m and an operating profit of £18.5m for its first-year financial results.
Nick Davies: 'Appalling' decision to close News of the World was down to BSkyB bid - not Milly Dowler hacking revelationBy William Turvill 01 August 10:02
The Guardian reporter has distanced his story about the hacking of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler’s phone from the closure.
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.
Mirror chief exec Simon Fox stands by no-paywall approach as publisher experiments with further offshootsBy William Turvill 28 July 13:10
The Mirror is launching a dating website, Mirror Matches, this week, to join a number of other offshoot websites, such as usvsth3m.com, ampp3d.mirror.co.uk and the recently relaunched Mirror Bingo site.
By William Turvill 28 July 10:37
The publisher is facing 17 civil claims over phone-hacking and the company’s half-year financial report confirmed it is continuing to co-operate with the police’s operations Elveden, into payments to public officials, and Golding, into phone-hacking at Mirror titles.
FT half-year results: Digital now makes up two-thirds of readership after 33 per cent rise to 455k subscribersBy William Turvill 25 July 12:00
The newspaper today claimed a record total circulation – up 13 per cent in a year – with 677,000 readers across print and online.
Express journalists condemn Richard Desmond as 'Britain's greediest billionaire' and pledge fight against 200 job cutsBy William Turvill 24 July 10:20
Express Newspapers journalists have condemned owner Richard Desmond as “Britain’s greediest billionaire” after they were told the company is seeking 200 job cuts.
By William Turvill 24 July 10:07
The increase, to £15m, up £5m from the same period last year, offset a £3m (5 per cent) fall in print advertising revenue from the Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday, which stood at £46m for the quarter.
Ashley Highfield: 'Regional press not like The Guardian where people stop buying print and consume online'By William Turvill 24 July 9:28
Highfield said that digital audience growth is “far outweighing any decline in print”, but added that he does not “want cannabilisation of what is our biggest source of revenue (print)”.
Parent company celebrates Newsquest's 60 per cent year-on-year traffic increase as well as digital and circulation revenue risesBy William Turvill 23 July 9:44
Announcing a second-quarter profits rise of 84 per cent and a 12 per cent increase in revenue year on year, Gannett also said Newsquest’s digital revenues are up 24.6 per cent.
Johnston Press shake-up sees Yorkshire and North East managing directors take charge of Scottish titles in combined rolesBy William Turvill 22 July 9:09
Johnston Press’s managing directors for Northern Ireland and Scotland are to leave as part of a shake-up that will see the company combine several publishing divisions.
By William Turvill 21 July 10:35
Publisher Johnston Press has agreed a long-term lease of four office suites in Berwick Workspace, located just behind 90 Marygate (pictured, Google), according to the newspaper.