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By John Reynolds 28 April 13:20
Polestar, the UK’s biggest independent printer, has gone into administration after losing a key contract with Daily Mail publisher DMG Media putting around 1,500 jobs at risk.
By PA Mediapoint 28 April 11:17
A High Court judge has given the go-ahead to phone-hacking damages claims against The Sun. News Group Newspapers (NGN), which has previously settled a large number of cases brought against the now-defunct News of the World, has always said there was no hacking activity at its sister tabloid.
By John Reynolds 28 April 8:40
Liverpool Echo editor Alastair Machray said his focus was on "marking the moment" rather than sales as his paper published special editions to mark the Hillsborough disaster Inquest verdicts.
By Dominic Ponsford 28 April 7:38
Research by the university Goldsmiths in London has found that the Evening Standard has "overwhelmingly" favoured Convervative candidate Zac Goldsmith in its news coverage of the London mayoral election.
By John Reynolds 27 April 15:40
Stefano Hatfield, the former executive editor of the i newspaper and launch editor of the now defunct londonpaper, has left his role as editor-in-chief of High50, the online community for over 50s.
By Dominic Ponsford 27 April 13:01
Reporters at the UK's largest independent news agency have been asked to "weigh up whether running a story is worth the potential fall-out to the PR side of the business".
By John Reynolds 27 April 12:35
An editor of a local weekly paper who has retired after 18 years in the job says journalism is still a “great industry” to get into offering “more opportunities” than ever.
By Dominic Ponsford 27 April 11:49
Youth media brand Vice has been accused of "old-fashioned union-busting" by offering membership of a staff association as an alternative to recognising the National Union of Journalists.
By PA Mediapoint and Press Gazette 27 April 10:08
The BBC is being "excessively deferential" to the pro-Brexit case because of concerns over the pending renewal of its charter, a Tory former chairman of the broadcaster said.
By Dominic Ponsford 27 April 9:23
The Sun today apologised again for its 1989 coverage of the Hillsborough disaster as Liverpool supporters were cleared by an inquest jury of blame for the tragedy in which 96 died.
By John Reynolds 26 April 18:21
The royal editor of The Sun Duncan Larcombe, who was found not guilty of paying a former sergeant for scoops on Prince William and Harry last year, is to leave the paper.
By John Reynolds 26 April 14:24
Steve Auckland is leaving his role as chief executive of ESI Media, the publisher of the Independent, the London Evening Standard and London Live TV
By Dominic Ponsford 26 April 14:22
The Sun today declined to comment on the Hillsborough inquest verdict has Liverpool fans were cleared of blame The Sun and Hillsborough: Tabloid issued front-page apology in 2012 for 'blackest day in its history'for the tragedy in which 96 people died.
By Dominic Ponsford 26 April 13:54
The latest in a series of Sun stories about the behaviour of BBC Top Gear host and Radio 2 DJ Chris Evans has led the BBC to accuse the tabloid of printing "unfounded nonsense".
Pic courtesy of the Guardian
By John Reynolds 26 April 12:47
Alan Rusbridger, the former editor of the Guardian, has been appointed chairman of the steering committee at The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism.
By Dominic Ponsford 26 April 10:07
Overall UK ad spending reportedly grew by 7.5 per cent to £20.1bn last year, but the share of this going to newspapers and magazines declined.
By Dominic Ponsford 25 April 20:29
Some regional daily newspapers have lost 80 per cent of their editorial staff over since 2006, according to research by former regional editor Keith Perch.
By Dominic Ponsford 25 April 15:28
Journalists working for the BBC's China service fear that its ability to report freelly will be undermined by moving most key editorial staff to Hong Kong.
By Dominic Ponsford 25 April 14:28

Who says there's no money in journalism?

By Dominic Ponsford 25 April 12:27
A further 14 editorial jobs are to go at titles in the Local World regional newspaper group which was bought by Trinity Mirror last November.

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