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By William Turvill 01 September 16:30
Head of BBC News James Harding announced in July that 415 jobs would be cut from his division, affecting 500 people.
By William Turvill 01 September 11:15
Horrocks (pictured, Reuters), who has worked at the BBC for 33 years, has announced he will be leaving the corporation in the new year.
By William Turvill 01 September 10:17
On 18 August, the newspaper published the research by the High Pay Centre on page 17, under the headline: “Pay gap widens at biggest UK companies”.
By William Turvill 01 September 9:01
Spencer, a two-time British Press Awards critic of the year, joined the paper as a sub-editor on the arts pages in 1988. After a couple of years as deputy theatre critic he was appointed chief theatre critic in 1991.
By William Turvill 01 September 8:51
The BBC’s senior compliance officer has backed his team’s decision not to disclose details about the recruitment of 23 high-profile journalists. The corporation came under fire in June when it appeared to indicate that two external recruits had been taken on through a closed process.
By PA Mediapoint 01 September 8:16
The BBC reported on its website that Rona Fairhead had been appointed to the role, and in doing so would become the first woman to chair the BBC Trust.
By William Turvill 29 August 15:34
Current 3am editor, Clemmie Moodie, is moving to become features editor across the Mirror titles. She will be replaced by Ashleigh Rainbird as editor.
By William Turvill 29 August 9:28
The title, aimed at eight- to 12-year-olds, focuses on multiplatform gaming and entertainment.
By Dominic Ponsford 29 August 8:59
Rival press regulator today IMPRESS today announced the members of the appointments panel which will pick its board.
By William Turvill 28 August 15:10
Current head of business James Ashton, meanwhile, has been made executive editor across The Independent, i, Independent on Sunday and Evening Standard.
By William Turvill 28 August 14:21
According to the Newspaper Society, IPSO chairman Sir Alan Moses has written to publisher to confirm the launch date.
By William Turvill 28 August 10:23
A study by the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission also found that 54 per cent of the nation's "top 100 media professionals" attended independent schools.
By Dominic Ponsford 28 August 9:33
Journalist Andrew Norfolk reveals in The Times today that when he first came across allegations that groups "Asian" men were targeting schoolgirls in Keighley, West Yorkshire, "I didn't want the story to be true because it made me deeply uncomfortable".
By William Turvill 28 August 8:22
A former soldier who sold information to a newspaper has been conditionally cautioned, the Crown Prosecution Service has said.
By Dominic Ponsford 27 August 15:58
None of the 22 UK paid-for local weekly newspapers audited by ABC in the first half of this year increase sales.
By William Turvill 27 August 15:02
Kachroo, who in recent months has worked on the death of Nelson Mandela, interviewed Robert Mugabe and covered the Oscar Pistorious trial, replaces Lucy Manning, who moved to the BBC earlier this summer to become a special correspondent.
By Dominic Ponsford 27 August 13:38
The 75 UK regional daily and Sunday newspapers listed by ABC in its data lost sales by an average of 13.5 per cent year on year in the first half of 2014.
By William Turvill 27 August 13:05
According to ABC, between January and June, Local World recorded 16,395,037 average unique monthly browsers - up 90 per cent year on year.
By Press Gazette 27 August 11:49
Mag industry survivor Yours celebrates its 40th anniversary this month with a special issue guest edited by regular columnist Lynda Bellingham.
By Axegrinder 27 August 10:58
Last summer, Axegrinder was surprised to see terms such as ‘Fleet Street’, ‘press conference’ and ‘spokesperson’ banned in the BBC style guide.

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