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By David Thompson 16 April 16:30
For famous last words, the great political and social cartoonist Keith Waite's dry wit has matched that of Oscar Wilde and Spike Milligan. Keith, who has died aged 87, was an experienced and enthusiastic sailor based on the Orwell river, near Ipswich, in Suffolk. He instructed that his ashes were to be scattered on the river and on an ebb tide "because I do not want to spend eternity in Ipswich".
By Dominic Ponsford 16 April 15:40

Former Daily Telegraph editor Tony Gallagher is returning to the Daily Mail as joint deputy editor.

Gallagher left the Telegraph in January after four years as editor following a shake-up by new Telegraph editor in chief Jason Seiken.

By Dominic Ponsford 14 April 8:54
The editor of the UK’s third most read national daily newspaper – Metro – stepping down after 15 yers in the job. Kenny Campbell is being replaced by Ted young, who is currently online editor of the New York Daily News.
By John Rodgers and Andy Young 11 April 9:10
Journalism legend and all round 'good egg' Peter Steele has died at the age of 71.
By Press Gazette 11 April 8:22
Regional media group Archant has appointed former Pixar and Twentieth Century Fox chief financial officer Simon Bax as its new chairman.
By Dominic Ponsford 10 April 16:51
Telegraph Media Group editor in chief Jason Seiken has outlined his vision for creating a "digitally native" news organisation which can thrive in a new "golden age" for journalism.
By John Rodgers 09 April 15:34
When Turkish paratroopers invaded Cyprus following the overthrow of its President, Archbishop Makarios, in 1974, intrepid news reporter Peter Steele was one of the first to greet them.
By Press Gazette 09 April 11:44
Sajid Javid has been promoted from his ministerial role at the Treasury to become the new Culture, Media and Sport Secretary, David Cameron has announced.
By Press Gazette 09 April 8:28
Maria Miller has resigned as Culture Secretary, telling David Cameron the row over her expenses had "become a distraction from the vital work this Government is doing".
By John Rodgers 08 April 16:50
A memorial service is to be held on Friday for one of Fleet Street's most colourful characters who died earlier this year aged 83.
By Press Gazette 07 April 8:02
The body of a kidnapped Ukrainian journalist who played an active role in protests that led to president Viktor Yanukovych's removal in February has been found in a forest 60 miles outside the capital, Kiev.
By Press Gazette 03 April 10:31
The Daily Mirror is beefing up its political coverage in the run-up to the 2015 election with the signing of the Yorkshire Post's political editor Jack Blanchard.
By Press Gazette 31 March 11:54
City AM editor Allister Heath is leaving the free daily to join the Telegraph as deputy editor.
By Press Gazette 31 March 10:21
The Irish president, Northern Ireland culture minister and the National Union of Journalists have paid tribute to Belfast-based journalist and broadcaster Sam McAughtry, who has died at the age of 91.
By Dominic Ponsford 28 March 16:30
Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger warned today that is almost impossible for journalists to maintain the confidentiality of their sources because of the threat of surveillance.
By Press Gazette 28 March 14:38
A senior figure in the Mid-Devon Advertiser Series newsroom has notched up 40 years with the title.
By Press Gazette 27 March 14:09
Labour stalwart and National Union of Journalists "member of honour" Tony Benn was given an emotional send off today as figures as diverse as a former IRA commander, hard-right Tory opponents and a television impressionist gathered in Westminster to pay their respects.
Alexander Milas
By Press Gazette 27 March 9:52
Music magazine publisher Team Rock has announced a shake-up of its editorial team which sees Classic Rock magazine editor in chief Scott Rowley promted to group editorial director.
By Press Gazette 26 March 9:33
Rupert Murdoch has elevated his eldest son Lachlan to the role of News Corp non-executive co-chairman - meaning the two will work alongside each other.
By Press Gazette 25 March 9:40
The Daily Mail was the big winner at last night's Sports Journalists' Association Awards, winning newspaper and website of the year while its star columnist Martin Samuel was named sports writer of the year for the fifth time since 2005.

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