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By William Turvill 25 March 16:13
Johnston Press today launched its first digitally-led title, BelfastVibe, targeting 18- to 35-year-olds in the Northern Ireland capital.
By William Turvill 25 March 12:29
Johnston Press reported operating profit up 2.8 per cent to £55.5m on as chief executive Ashley Highfield said the regional press giant is on a “much more stable and secure footing as a company”.
By William Turvill 20 March 10:24
But the Daily Mirror did not let this ruin its fun, using the event as an opportunity to poke fun at a tabloid rival.
By Dan Gregory 19 March 14:56
Since 2009, more than 100 local titles have closed. Many more have survived only by merging, which makes them more distant from their readers.
By William Turvill 18 March 16:16
Chancellor George Osborne (pictured, Reuters) today announced that the Government is to launch a consultation on whether to introduce tax breaks to the English local newspaper industry.
By William Turvill and Dominic Ponsford 17 March 9:57
Trinity Mirror has confirmed it is in early discussions to acquire some of Richard Desmond's Express Newspapers titles.
By William Turvill 10 March 15:26
Around 20 Newsquest subbing roles have been put at risk of redundancy in Southampton as the publisher moves its production work to hubs in Weymouth, Dorset, and Newport, South Wales.
By William Turvill 02 March 11:24
Johnston Press has denied that six of its South Midlands editor roles are to be axed as part of a "newsroom of the future" shake-up.
By William Turvill 02 March 10:42
The publisher set aside £12m for legal costs associated “historic legal issues”, including phone-hacking, last year, and it said today there is “present uncertainty” about how much this could cost in the future.
By William Turvill 27 February 10:21
In January, the FT recorded a print circulation of 219,444, which is made up of 21,844 bulk copies and represents a 6.3 per cent year-on-year drop.
By William Turvill 24 February 14:56
MegaGroup, based in Milford Haven, started publishing the Pembrokeshire Herald in July 2013. The 70p title now claims a paid-for circulation of 6,700.
By William Turvill 19 February 16:08
The newspaper is to be part of Tindle’s London Weekly News group, which was launched last November to cover Westminster, Kensington, Chelsea and Pimlico.
By William Turvill 17 February 13:08
The i newspaper is to increase its cover price by 10p for the second time in a year, from 30p to 40p on weekdays and 40p to 50p on Saturdays.
By Dominic Ponsford 29 January 9:57
Guardian Media Group chief executive Andrew Miller is to step down at the end of June 2015 after five years in the job.
By Emilio Casalicchio 27 January 16:53
Organisations such as Vice, National Geographic and Yahoo News are offering content through social media app, Snapchat.
By William Turvill 19 January 11:20
Founded by a husband and wife in north-west London in 1954, Rex now has offices in London and Los Angeles and partner agencies in more than 40 countries.
By William Turvill 13 January 12:00
The Daily Express's cartoonist was told he was at risk of compulsory redundancy on the same day as the Charlie Hebdo massacre, it has emerged.
By William Turvill 09 January 15:35
Staff were told yesterday in an email from editor Sarah Sands that the cuts were being made "in order to reach savings targets".
By William Turvill 08 January 16:10
The Grantham Journal, originally known as the Grantham Journal of Useful, Instructive and Entertaining Knowledge and Monthly Advertiser, has been covering the hometown of Margaret Thatcher and Isaac Newton since 1854, when it cost one penny.
By PA Mediapoint 29 December 8:52
The outgoing head of Ofcom has accused government representatives of showing favouritism to Rupert Murdoch's companies.

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