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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.
By SubScribe 29 April 7:12
The Sun had no hope of getting it right. The Times got it spectacularly wrong. And then got it wrong again. And again.
By John Reynolds 29 April 6:30
The National Union of Journalists has given its official backing to Impress, the alternative press regulator to IPSO, labellng the latter a “pointless so-called regulator”. Impress has gained the support of the NUJ after a motion was passed supporting it at the union's Delegate Meeting.
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.
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".

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