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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.
By William Turvill 23 December 16:47
The Cardigan-based Tivy-Side Advertiser no longer has a dedicated editor after Sue Lewis lost her job last week.
By William Turvill 23 December 9:02
Paul Dacre was paid £2.412m in the year to September 2014 and , according to the annual results of Daily Mail and General Trust.
By William Turvill 22 December 14:47
According to the Financial Times, Desmond has asked “long-term advisers Barclays to sound out buyers for the title”.
By William Turvill 19 December 12:41
The title today reports that the process will include an “indicative ballot which would guarantee the winner a place on the shortlist for the job”.
By William Turvill 19 December 10:39
The free Burton Advertiser, a sister title to the Burton Mail, published its last edition this week.
By William Turvill 19 December 9:03
Belfast Telegraph editor Mike Gilson has moved to take over the Argus newspaper in Brighton.
By William Turvill 17 December 11:51
News Corp made an operating loss of £3.5m, down year on year from a £51m profit, in the year to June as it spent more than £100m on legal costs and financing the Management and Standards Committee.
By William Turvill 16 December 9:28
The motion, which also threatens industrial action, was passed to oppose compulsory redundancies as the publisher plans to cut four photographer roles down to one full-time equivalent on its Worcester titles.
By Charlotte Wace 15 December 8:49
The move comes as part of Johnston Press's plans to merge the title with The Scotsman and Scotland on Sunday, putting 45 jobs at risk of redundancy.
By Emily Shackleton 11 December 16:43
Google is closing Google News in Spain before a new intellectual property law comes into force in January.
By William Turvill 03 December 7:11
Vodafone, for now, remains the provider for the publisher’s work phone accounts after a “senior executive” apologised to the News UK and News Corp chief executives.
By William Turvill 02 December 14:00
The figure, which was released by News UK at a media briefing this morning, is up from a loss of nearly £6m last year and a loss of more than £70m five years ago. The publisher also revealed that The Times now has 152,000 digital subscribers, up 8 per cent year on year from 141,000, and The Sunday Times 154,000 up 12 per cent year on year from 138,000.
By William Turvill 02 December 12:07
Linda Roberts, editor North Wales Weekly News, Caernarfon and Denbigh Herald, Holyhead and Anglesey Mail and Bangor Mail, has left the publisher after taking redundancy and her role axed.
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.

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