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By William Turvill 27 November 9:32
The union has said staff across the Yorkshire Publishing Unit were told their editorial budget is to be reduced by 8 per cent, with between 15 and 19 jobs to go by the end of March.
By Dominic Ponsford 26 November 9:33
Mail Online has has reported revenue up 41 per cent year on year from £44m to £62m.
By William Turvill 24 November 8:21
Sister to the Herald, Sunday Herald and the Evening Times in Scotland, the title has promised to "fly a vibrant flag for independence".
By William Turvill 21 November 11:24
The publisher’s results for the end of September 2014 show its revenues fell from £82.6m in 2013 to £66m.
By Dominic Ponsford 19 November 7:52
More than 800 regional newspaper websites have teamed up to launch a combined digital advertising platform called 1XL.
By William Turvill 18 November 8:58
Trinity Mirror has announced the departure of the Newcastle Journal editor as well as its group managing editor and group legal director.
By William Turvill 14 November 16:05
The editor of the Reading Chronicle has expressed sadness after news the title's main competitor in the town, the Reading Post, is set to close.
By William Turvill 14 November 12:00
Trinity Mirror has announced the closure of seven regional newspapers, with the loss of more than 50 jobs expected.
By William Turvill 05 November 10:14
Local World this morning announced the paper - which switched from daily to weekly in August 2011 when it was owned by Northcliffe - would be coming out on Mondays as well as Thursdays from 16 February.
By William Turvill 05 November 9:18
The ASA has ruled that the advert – which offered the date as an incentive to become the “chairman” of a league and encourage friends to join – should not appear again after it received 1,036 complaints, many from SumOfUs.org.
By William Turvill 29 October 16:22
The restructure will see Scotsman and Scotland on Sunday editor Ian Stewart take on the role of editorial director of parent company, The Scotsman Publications Ltd.
By Dominic Ponsford 29 October 9:06
Regional newspaper group Johnston Press has reported a narrowing the rate of revenue decline over the 16 weeks to mid October from 4.3 per cent to 3.1 per cent.
By William Turvill 28 October 9:00
In 2013, advertising expenditure on national news products was £1.45bn, down 5.7 per cent year on year. The report forecasts that 2014 will see another decrease in spending, down 2.8 per cent. But 1 per cent growth is forecast for 2015.
By Dominic Ponsford 24 October 10:48
Guardian Media Group chief executive Andrew Miller has attacked the BBC for following his company by expanding into Australia.
By Dominic Ponsford 21 October 12:30
Telegraph Media group editor in chief Jason Seiken has written to all journalists warning them of plans to reduce the overall number of editorial positions.
By Mike Darcey 16 October 10:20
News UK chief executive Mike Darcey's speech to the Press Gazette News on the Move conference, hosted by News UK at The News Building
By William Turvill 10 October 11:11
Archant has put its East London headquarters, where around 100 employees are based, up for sale.
By William Turvill 09 October 8:34
The proposal could lead to 29 van driver redundancies, and editorial staff will also be consulted in the coming weeks “about changes in work patterns required”.
By William Turvill 08 October 17:10
Despite the improved performance, up from an operating loss of £5.6m in 2012, Express Newspapers – publisher of the Daily Express, Sunday Express and Daily Star – is in the process of cutting its editorial staff from 650 to 450.
By William Turvill 02 October 11:12
The BBC and Channel 4 News won three Emmy awards between them this week.

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