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By Dominic Ponsford 09 April 11:52
News UK is moving into the online retail business after buying gifts website Handpicked.
By Dominic Ponsford 28 March 8:45
Regional press group Johnston Press today announced its first increase in full year "underlying" profit for seven years.
By Ray Clancy 19 March 10:17
A pro-independence Scottish political website has raised more than £100,000 via crowdfunding in the space of a couple of weeks.
By Dominic Ponsford 13 March 13:46
The National Union of Journalists has condemned a payout to former Trinity Mirror chief executive Sly Bailey of £400,000 under a long-term incentive plan.
By Press Gazette 13 March 7:18
Trinity Mirror has reported a 2.6 per cent rise in pre-tax profits for 2013 to £101.3m, despite revenue falling 6 per cent over the same period to £663.8m.
By Press Gazette 10 March 13:13
The Times is launching a 'wealth management' service, it was announced today.
By Press Gazette 04 March 8:50
The Guardian's sole shareholder, the Scott Trust, says the title's future is "secure for generations to come" after GMG today completed the sale of its stake in Auto Trader.
By Dominic Ponsford 17 February 10:05
Reader’s Digest has been sold by Better Capital for a nominal sum nearly four years after the private equity fund bought it out of administration.
By Dominic Ponsford 13 February 10:45
Guardian News and Media has signed a seven-figure deal to provide content about sustainability under the brand of household goods giant Unilever.
By Press Gazette 05 February 10:31
Mail Online reported a 48 per cent rise in advertising revenue for the last quarter of 2013 to £14m.
By Dominic Ponsford 05 February 9:23
Guardian News and Media has accused News UK chief executive Mike Darcey of using “flawed data to inform flawed arguments” when he criticised the group’s business model yesterday.
By Dominic Ponsford 22 January 11:32
Trebles all round at Guardian News and Media after the news yesterday it is expected to net £600m from the sale of its 50.1 per cent share in Trader Media Group. Well, up to a point. It certainly sticks to fingers up to the Guardian-haters who take glee in the paper's huge annual losses and like to predict its annual demise.
By Darren Boyle 21 January 12:32
Guardian Media Group has agreed to sell its 50.1 per cent stake in the highly-profitable Trader Media Group, the company has announced. No-one was available for comment this morning, but Press Gazette speculates that the deal will net GMG at least £600m.
By Darren Boyle 17 January 10:29
A judge has granted the Press Association and The Independent permission to publish details of a Court of Protection case where a £24,000 painting was auctioned-off to pay an elderly man’s care home fees.
Murder accused Saverio Bellante (Credit: Facebook)
By Darren Boyle 13 January 11:36
A 34-year-old man accused of killing a Dublin journalist told gardai “I am guilty” when charged with murder.
Daily Mail editor Paul Dacre
By Darren Boyle 08 January 10:51
Daily Mail editor Paul Dacre was paid more than £1.8 million last year according to the annual report of the newspaper’s parent company Daily Mail General Trust.
The Guardian
By Emma McGarthy 06 January 16:35
The Guardian News and Media has today announced two senior hires on the technical side of its digital operation.
(appshopper tripwire)
By Emma McGarthy 06 January 15:04
Comics, film and TV magazine Tripwire has moved from print into digital with the launch new app edition.
Times editor John Witherow who today announced a 20p cover price hike
By Darren Boyle 06 January 11:44
The Times today increased is cover price by 20 per cent to £1.20, the newspaper has announced.
By Dominic Ponsford 19 December 11:19
The Times and Sunday Times more than halved their operating losses to £5.9m for the year to the end of June 2013, accounts filed at Companies House reveal.

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