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.
Up to 100 jobs reported to be at risk across Express Newspapers as publisher plans 'digital first' futureBy William Turvill 21 July 9:07
The publisher, owned by Richard Desmond (pictured, Reuters), is expected to internally announce a savings target of between £10m and £14m, according to the report.
By William Turvill 16 July 16:21
Auckland has worked as managing director of the Metro over two periods - firstly between 2002 and 2011, and then he rejoined the free title last November.
By William Turvill 11 July 12:40
The Times was the only national newspaper to grow in circulation, to 393,530, year on year in June, according to ABC. The next best performing newspaper was The Guardian, with a year-on-year circulation dip of 0.9 per cent to 185,313.
Guardian set to launch paid-for membership scheme as chief exec reveals losses are now 'sustainable'By Dominic Ponsford 09 July 11:06
Guardian News and Media is planning to launch a paid-for membership scheme in the autumn as it seeks to further beef up its digital revenues.
By William Turvill 09 July 9:02
Speaking at Tindle Newspapers’ half-yearly management conference, Sir Ray said that while his company has lost national revenue over the six-year recession, it has also gained “local revenue”.
By Dominic Ponsford 08 July 10:07
Guardian News and Media has reported operating losses flat year on year at £30.6m on turnover up by just under £14m to £210.2m.
One year after launch, Guardian Australia on track to turn a profit (after it has repaid backer Graeme Wood)By Dominic Ponsford 03 July 16:23
Just over a year after launch The Guardian claims its Australia edition is on course to turn a profit.
Reporters and ad staff at Luton on Sunday and Northampton Herald & Post to work 'without the constraints of an office'By William Turvill 30 June 9:53
Editorial production of the two titles, which became part of Local World early last year after formerly being part of the LSN Media division of Iliffe News and Media, has been transferred to Bedford.
By Press Gazette 23 June 17:51
Johnston Press has completed a financial re-engineering project which has enabled it to cut its debt by a third to less than £200m.
By Press Gazette 23 June 13:42
Publisher Felix Dennis has died aged 67 "after a long and painful battle with cancer".
By William Turvill 10 June 16:20
A meeting of the mother and fathers of the BBC Chapel voted for a motion calling for “major reform” at the corporation to address the differences in pay between journalists and programme makers and the senior management.
By Dominic Ponsford 31 May 7:39
Telegraph Media Group increased its operating profit by £2.7m to £61.2m in 2013, making it by far the most profitable of the UK's 'quality' newspaper titles.
By William Turvill 29 May 12:13
It is to axe more than 170 jobs in the UK, with 40 roles already gone in the United States, according to its half-year statement.
By William Turvill 29 May 10:17
The sport portfolio, which overall is said to receive 4.7m unique users a month, includes Bikeradar.com and Cyclingnews.com, as well as magazines Cycling Plus, Procycling and Mountain Biking UK, which are said to have a combined circulation of more than 100,000.