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By William Turvill 18 June 16:40
The short questionnaire (below) is intended to give journalists the opportunity to vent their frustrations and sing the praises of their place of work.
By Axegrinder 30 July 13:29

Axegrinder would like to issue an apology on behalf of Press Gazette to The Spectator staff whose lie-ins have been ruined.

By William Turvill 30 July 12:29
Time Magazine Europe editor Matt McAllester has been named as the new editor of Newsweek Europe.
By PA Media Lawyer 30 July 11:58
Coverage of businessman Edward Ware's activities by journalist John McAllister started as a legitimate exercise in public interest journalism, but could now no longer be justified as freedom of expression, said Judge Patrick Moloney QC, sitting in the High Court on 24 July.
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 30 July 9:00
And the publisher’s adjusted operating profit was £6.1m, up 8 per cent on an underlying basis.
By William Turvill 29 July 12:09
Colleagues, barristers and judges have all paid tribute to Southern Daily Echo court reporter John Hoskins, who is hanging up his notebook after 50 years.
By William Turvill 29 July 11:43
Tom Wright had been filling the role on a secondment basis since editor Samantha Brindle left in June, publisher Archant said.
By Dominic Ponsford 29 July 10:13
Three days after finishing work Panorama documentary The Fake Sheikh Exposed, producer Meirion Jones was told his services were no longer required by the programme.
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 19:10
Founder board member of the Independent Press Standards Organisation Bill Newman has been sacked from the body - apparently because he used to work for The Sun.
By Rushabh Haria and William Turvill 28 July 15:15
Four years after the launch of Operation Elveden, the number of public officials convicted of misconduct in public office stands at 26. A further seven out of the original 80 who were arrested are still awaiting trial, while four have been acquitted.
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 William Turvill 28 July 9:37
Business publisher Informa reported adjusted operating profit down 2.6 per cent for the first six months of this year to £190.4m.
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 William Turvill 27 July 12:11
Progressive Digital Media has bought a number of consumer information businesses from business publishing company Informa for £25m.
By William Turvill 27 July 10:52
John Hutcheson is to be replaced as editor of the title, which recorded an average circulation of 5,965 in the second half of 2014 (down 12 per cent), by Cheryl McEvoy.
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 William Turvill 27 July 8:27
Pearson has confirmed it is “in discussions” about selling its 50 per cent share in The Economist magazine. (Picture: Shutterstock)

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