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By Dominic Ponsford 26 April 10:07
Overall UK ad spending reportedly grew by 7.5 per cent to £20.1bn last year, but the share of this going to newspapers and magazines declined.
By Dominic Ponsford 25 April 12:27
A further 14 editorial jobs are to go at titles in the Local World regional newspaper group which was bought by Trinity Mirror last November.
By John Reynolds 25 April 9:12
Showbiz news agency WENN is launching a photo agency called Cover Images which will provide images across news, sport and other areas complementing WENN’s expertise in entertainment.
By Charlotte Tobitt 11 April 14:52
The Daily Mail’s publisher is in early stage talks over a potential takeover of Yahoo media business.
By John Reynolds 23 March 14:36
The Sun and The Sun on Sunday made a loss of £253m in the year ending June 2015 after its parent company News Group Newspapers wrote down the value of The Sun by over £220m and paid out millions to former executives and in legal costs.
By John Reynolds 23 March 12:03
Times Newspapers, the publisher of The Times and The Sunday Times, has swung into the black and made a pre-tax profit of £10.9 million in the year ending 28 June 2015.
By Dominic Ponsford 22 March 9:13
Johnston Press has announced plans to sell off, close or cut costs at various local newspaper titles it has decided are now "non core".
By Dominic Ponsford 22 March 8:18
Johnston Press shareholders have voted overwhelmingly in favour of buying Independent sister title i.
By PA Mediapoint 02 March 16:02
Some ad-blocking companies are "depriving" many websites and platforms of "legitimate income", Culture SecretaryJohn Whittingdale said today.
By Dominic Ponsford 29 February 10:47
Regional and national newspaper publisher Trinity Mirror has announced operating profit down £16.4m to £82.2m for 2015 on turnover down £44.6m to £592.7m.
By William Turvill 18 February 8:58
A broking company has told investors Trinity Mirror's proposed cut-price national newspaper launch is a "low-risk exercise".
By William Turvill 17 February 16:20
A media investment analyst has suggested Telegraph Media Group could be sold for between £600-800m.
By William Turvill 17 February 15:46
Trinity Mirror's new cut-price national newspaper is expected to be called New Day and launched within a fortnight.
By William Turvill and Dominic Ponsford 16 February 16:16
The owners of the Telegraph have emphasised the company is not for sale amid staff uncertainty over future plans for the group.
By Dominic Ponsford 16 February 9:57
Guardian chief executive David Pemsel has said the site may start producing “some journalism which only our members can access”. But he insisted that will not be a paywall.
By William Turvill 15 February 9:28
In an editorial on Saturday, the newspaper said the "dejection" of print journalists following news The Independent and Independent on Sunday newspapers are to close was "understandable, but misplaced".
By Dominic Ponsford 12 February 13:21
The National Union of Journalists has accused the Lebedevs of "moral bankruptcy" for closing the print edition of The Independent without consultation or seeking alternative ways to secure its future.
By William Turvill 12 February 11:58
The Independent and Independent on Sunday newspapers are to close, it has been confirmed.
By Dominic Ponsford 12 February 10:15
Guardian News and Media journalists have been warned about redundancies as the company seeks to cut £54m a year from its annual costs.
By Dominic Ponsford 11 February 16:05
The Independent has always pioneered: from poster front pages, to going tabloid to launching its cut-price sister title i.