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By Axegrinder 05 May 12:15
'Shove it in the fudge boys, shove it in the fudge'.
By Freddy Mayhew 05 May 11:17
ITN chief executive John Hardie received a £1.2m pay packet last year after being gifted £499,000 from a “long term incentive scheme”, according to the firm’s latest annual report.
By Dominic Ponsford 05 May 9:33
Trinity Mirror this morning confirmed the closure of The New Day as it revealed group revenue down 8.6 per cent in the four months to May. The group said it invested £5m in marketing the launch of the new title two months ago. Some 25 editorial staff are affected by the move, including editor Alison Phillips and her deputy Barry Rabbetts who moved over from the Mirror titles.
By Dominic Ponsford 05 May 7:31
The Independent revealed today that its digital editorial team has now grown to 90 (double its size before the closure of the Independent print editions at the end of March).
 
By Press Gazette 04 May 23:00
The New Day - the UK's first new stand-alone national newspaper in three decades - is set to close this week after just over two months in print.
By Freddy Mayhew 04 May 16:12
The Evening Standard has come out in support of Conservative London mayoral candidate Zac Goldsmith the day before Londoners are due to take to the polls. day before polls open
By Freddy Mayhew 04 May 14:09
The Telegraph sports team has undergone a significant reshuffle following the departure of sports editor Jim Bruce-Ball who has taken up a role with one of a sports marketing agency that manages some of Team GB's most successful Olympians.
By Freddy Mayhew 04 May 13:37
A weekly editor has left the paper where he started his journalism career after a decision to merge editorships on the daily Grimsby Telegraph and weekly Scunthorpe Telegraph.
By PA Mediapoint 04 May 9:43
Former BBC Trust chairman Chris Patten has spoken out in defence of the "beseiged" BBC as the Government prepares to publish a White Paper on the corporation's future.
By Freddy Mayhew 03 May 16:32
The Telegraph has launched a dedicated online video hub producing original content for viewers, starting with five new series and an exclusive short-form documentary run headlined Changing Perspectives. Telegraph Video is billed as a "brand new industry-leading portal" and has been built in-house by its own development team. The publication already produces more than 30 news videos daily and a range of eight-part series each month.
By Freddy Mayhew 03 May 13:37
Journalists at the Leicester Mercury had half an hour to turn around a special edition, on sale this morning, after the city's football club won the Premier League just before 10pm last night.
By Dominic Ponsford 03 May 11:57
The Telegraph has committed its ninth breach of the Editors' Code under press regulator IPSO,with an inaccurate front page story.
By Dominic Ponsford 03 May 10:54
The Sun is facing at least 11 phone-hacking claims after failing to get civil litigation thrown out at a pre-trial stage.
By PA Mediapoint 03 May 10:04
Daily Mail astrologer Jonathan Cainer has died from a heart attack aged 58, his assistant has said.
By Dominic Ponsford 03 May 8:23
Questions have been raised about why the BBC has recruited Sunday Times business editor Dominic O'Connell to join Radio 4's Today programme despite a claimed freeze on external recruits.
By Dominic Ponsford 03 May 7:31
The Sunday Times breached the privacy of MP Sir Nicholas Soames by speculating that he had a gastric band fitted, according to press regulator IPSO.
By John Reynolds 29 April 15:38
Northern and Shell, the parent company of the Express and Star titles, fell into the red in 2015, as it took a financial hit on its investment in digital, a drop in cover price revenues, and a write down of is printing assets.
By Dominic Ponsford 29 April 11:59
The BBC claims that the total audience for its international services has grown 12 per cent year on year to 348 million.
By PA Mediapoint 29 April 8:59
Wikileaks has been "reckless" by releasing classified information without trying to protect intelligence officials, according to one of the reporters who broke the Watergate scandal.
By John Reynolds 29 April 8:00
The two traits which London Evening Standard editor Sarah Sands admires most in journalists are “seriousness” about the trade coupled with “a merriment”. And 20 years in senior level editorial jobs have not dulled her enthusiasm for “the most fun and interesting career” there is.

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