Regionals

By William Turvill 11 February 15:09
The sale of the i would lead to the closure of The Independent and Independent on Sunday newspapers, a senior figure at the group has said. But they told Press Gazette the "idea that it's the end of days is misleading" and "nonsense", saying the website could live on in an enhanced form. This morning, i owner ESI Media confirmed it was in talks to sell the title to Johnston Press. The regional publisher then confirmed it was in "late stage discussions" to acquire the national newspaper for £24m.
By William Turvill 11 February 12:17
Peel Hunt warned that it is "confused" after JP announced it was close to completing a deal to buy the i from ESI Media for around £24m.
By Dominic Ponsford and William Turvill 11 February 7:26
Johnston Press has confirmed it is in "late stage discussions" to buy the i newspaper for around £24m.
By William Turvill 09 February 17:08
CN Group has announced plans to reduce its annual editorial costs by £600,000, with editors, production journalists and photographers at risk.
By William Turvill 09 February 9:30
The publisher has divided its business into 11 regions, each with its own managing director and editor-in-chief.
By Dominic Ponsford 08 February 15:31
Dozens of photographers look set to lose their jobs as titles in the Local World group shift towards relying on reader photos and reporters taking pictures on their phones.
By Dominic Ponsford 08 February 9:30
A Croydon Advertiser reporter has been given permission to take his fight against being giving a police harassment notice to a judicial review.
By Dominic Ponsford 04 February 15:36

Here is my latest six of the best round-up from the regional press.

By William Turvill 04 February 10:38
MNA, which publishes the Wolverhampton Express and Star, confirmed last month that a "small number" of roles would be at risk as part of an efficiency drive.
By Dominic Ponsford 03 February 15:52
Johnston Press expects to revise down the estimate of its pensions deficit by some £53m to £37m.
By William Turvill 03 February 9:42
Patrick Phelvin has replaced Jon-Paul Hedge as editor of the twice-weekly newspaper.
By William Turvill 29 January 14:02
Earlier this week, Newsquest's Herald newspaper issued a correction to an opinion piece by sports journalist Graham Spiers.
By William Turvill 27 January 13:41
King, who was also formerly deputy editor of the Southern Daily Echo, has been named editor-in-chief of the area, overseeing weekly titles including the Reading Chronicle, Bracknell News and Slough Observer.
By William Turvill 26 January 17:20
Johnston Press is said to be on "collision course" with the National Union of Journalists over plans its plans to cut up to 100 jobs.
By William Turvill 26 January 8:05
The Johnston Press title has revealed it has been blocked from covering Needham Market, a Ryman League Premier Division club, after it reported on the departure of a striker.
By Dominic Ponsford 22 January 13:24
While large towns and cities can still be well served by some excellent daily and weekly newspapers and associated websites around the UK. For smaller towns and villages around the country coverage can be patchy.
By William Turvill 20 January 14:25
The Liberum report, seen by Press Gazette, says: "Johnston Press management are experts at taking costs out of the business."
By William Turvill 20 January 8:27
Johnston Press has identified 59 titles it considers to be "sub-core" after revealing it is looking to sell some of its brands.
By William Turvill 19 January 11:49
Journalists at Newsquest have called for an urgent review of the system which sees many titles sub-edited remotely from a centre in Newport, Wales.
By Dominic Ponsford 19 January 11:10
The Croydon Guardian has barred readers from viewing the site if they have ad-blocking software installed on their computers.

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