Coventry Telegraph health reporter joins Sunday Mirror after making British Journalism Awards shortlistBy Press Gazette 23 May 9:40
Former Coventry Telegraph health reporter Warren Manger has landed a job on the Sunday Mirror features desk after being a finalist at the British Journalism Awards.
By Gavriel Hollander 23 May 8:37
Archant has announced a “major restructure” of its East London, Essex and Kent newspapers, which will consolidate coverage into two groups.
By William Turvill 22 May 10:38
Five hyperlocal news websites have received £10,000 each as part of a new funding project.
Local World chief clarifies Montgomery's 'human interface' comment: 'We are not doing away with journalists'By Dominic Ponsford 22 May 10:32
Local World chief executive Steve Auckland has spoken to Press Gazette expanding on comments made by his colleague David Montgomery to MPs yesterday which were met with dismay by many journalists.
By Chris Moncrieff 21 May 16:00
Colin Webb, who has died aged 74, was a highly effective editor of the Press Association from 1986 to 1995 and successfully steered the agency through a crucial period in its history.
By Gavriel Hollander 21 May 15:33
Local World chairman David Montgomery has said much of the “human interface” involved in local news publishing will disappear within four years.
By Press Gazette 21 May 15:11
The Oxford Mail has criticised a solicitors' firm for its "dogmatic and downright wrong" attempt to overturn a longstanding legal ruling about naming young people in court.
Regional publishers warn MPs of 'major issues' with Parliament's Royal Charter - but stop short of boycottBy Gavriel Hollander 21 May 13:13
Local newspaper groups have said the Government’s proposed Royal Charter on press regulation could threaten the financial future of many papers. Giving evidence to the Culture, Media and Sport select committee at the House of Commons, regional newspaper publishers warned plans to introduce an arbitration process for complaints could open the way for a wave of small compensation claims that would have a crippling effect on local newspapers’ profitability.
By Dominic Ponsford 21 May 8:59
Newsquest’s long-serving chief executive Paul Davidson is expected to retire later this year.
By Gavriel Hollander 17 May 16:44
Newsquest is set to cut sub-editors in Wales and Gloucestershire as it introduces a single copy editing hub.
By William Turvill 17 May 12:49
The Liverpool Echo won four awards at the 2012 Regional Press Awards, garnering particular praise for its successful Hillsborough campaign.
Derbyshire Times editor: Parliament's press Charter will stifle us with red tape and leave readers vulnerableBy Press Gazette 17 May 8:57
A local newspaper editor has warned that the Parliament-backed press regulation Royal Charter would leave mean that titles like his will “struggle to hold local authority to account”.
By Gavriel Hollander 15 May 15:51
The National Union of Journalists has called on Trinity Mirror shareholders to demand the company publish the difference in pay between its top executives and regional reporters
By Press Gazette 13 May 10:19
Former Daily Echo editor Neal Butterworth has died of cancer aged 55, two years after leaving his job with Newsquest.
Survey suggests one in four regional press editors have received commercial threats from public bodiesBy Dominic Ponsford 13 May 9:31
More than a quarter of local newspaper editors have received a threat from a public body to suspend advertising as a result of editorial activity, a new survey has suggested.
By Gavriel Hollander 13 May 9:17
Johnston Press has seen revenue fall 11.4 per cent in the first four months of the year, compared with the same period in 2012.
By Gavriel Hollander 10 May 11:54
The Nottingham Post has appointed Mike Sassi as its new editor.
By Jennifer Awford 10 May 9:52
Two local news websites in Wales are set to launch in print this month as they seek to fill the “gaping hole” in regional coverage caused by editorial job cuts.
By Press Gazette 09 May 10:36
The Government has promised legislation to clamp down on the remaining local authority-run newspapers.
West Highland Free Press makes case for employee ownership as path to salvation for local newspapersBy Paul Wood 09 May 9:22
The demise of local newspapers is well documented. Many have floundered in the face of competition from the internet or simply delivered insufficient profit for their corporate shareholders to view them as viable and have shut up shop.