Nationals

By William Turvill 30 July 9:47
Guardian News and Media, publisher of The Guardian, Observer and TheGuardian.com, reduced its underlying losses from £19.4m to £19.1m in the 2014/15 financial year, according to its results. GNM, part of Guardian Media Group, claimed a digital revenue growth of 20 per cent, from £68.3m in 2013/14 to £82.1m in the year to 29 March. GMG's overall group revenue was £214.6m, up from £209m. The group recorded a pre-tax loss of £17.6m for the 2014/15 year. This was down from a £549.2m profit in the year GMG sold its 50.1 per cent stake in Trader Media Group for £619m.
By William Turvill 29 July 9:38
Despite overall UK advertising spend growing by 8.2 per cent to £4.7bn in the quarter, regional newsbrands also suffered, with a 2.3 per cent year-on-year slump £295m.
By Dominic Ponsford 28 July 15:05
The shameful way News UK, and more recently Trinity Mirror, have thrown sources to the wolves under Operation Elveden casts a shadow over the reputation of British journalism.
By Dominic Ponsford 28 July 8:50
The Irish Times has failed to obtain an injunction preventing News UK using the words "The Times Irish Edition" to promote a new digital edition for Ireland.
By Dominic Ponsford 27 July 10:11
Journalists at the Financial Times have written to the paper’s prospective new owners asking for written guarantees of editorial independence.
By Dominic Ponsford 27 July 9:12
Lord Sewel quit his £84,500 a year role, which included overseeing conduct issues in the Upper House, after the dramatic expose by Sun journalist Stephen Moyes.
By Dominic Ponsford 24 July 9:21
Financial Times Group chief executive John Ridding has given assurances that the high purchase price agreed with Nikkei won’t lead to future cost-cutting.
By William Turvill 24 July 9:02
The title, whose owner Pearson yesterday announced had been sold to Japanese media company Nikkei, now claims a circulation of 737,000.
By William Turvill 23 July 12:24
Trinity Mirror's national newspaper websites recorded a year-on-year traffic increase of 59 per cent in June and overtook the Telegraph.
By William Turvill and Dominic Ponsford 23 July 11:22
Pearson has agreed a deal to sell Financial Times Group to Nikkei for £844m.
By Dominic Ponsford 23 July 11:06
The Sunday Times is facing a seven-day libel trial after being sued by former Conservative MP Tim Yeo over its undercover lobbying sting.
By William Turvill 23 July 9:17
A “difficult” period for the UK print advertising market saw DMG Media, publisher of the Daily Mail, Mail on Sunday, Mail Online and Metro, record a 5 per cent year-on-year underlying revenue decline between April and June.
By PA Mediapoint 22 July 17:02
Former Number 10 spin doctor Andy Coulson (pictured, Reuters) has been ordered to pay £150,000 towards the costs of the marathon hacking trial.
By William Turvill 22 July 16:31
Meanwhile, Independent on Sunday political editor Jane Merrick has also announced her departure.
By William Turvill 22 July 12:07
News UK is to continue providing online subscribers with near-live Premier League highlights for at least another four years after entering into a partnership with Sky Sports.
By William Turvill 22 July 9:55
A judge has granted the Metropolitan Police access to a journalist's phone records without their knowledge since the Save Our Sources stop-gap law was passed, a court heard today.
By Dominic Ponsford 22 July 9:17
Free digital magazine the Martial Arts Guardian has received a “bullying” legal letter from The Guardian because of concerns the two titles will be "confused".
By PA Mediapoint 21 July 12:45
Police and prosecutors were wrong to treat an investigative journalist who exposed a drug-taking doctor as a suspect and interview him under caution, the Crown prosecution Service has said.
By Dominic Ponsford 20 July 11:27
Freelance photographer Nick Stern has withdrawn permission for The Sun to use his images as a protest against the treatment of reporter Anthony France.
By Dominic Ponsford 20 July 9:40
Guardian special projects editor James Ball is the latest national press journalist to join Buzzfeed's growing UK operation.

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