By Darren Boyle 02 December 12:32
Political leaders in York, Darlington and Bradford have expressed concern over plans by Newsquest to move subbing jobs from their towns to South Wales.
Newspeak, 'quotes' written by the PR team, faces airbrushed from history - what it was like to edit a townhall PravdaBy Peter Cordwell 02 December 11:11
Newspapers published by councils have been accused of providing unfair competition for independent local newspapers and giving readers propoganda instead of news.
Johnston Press confirms £7.2 million sales talks over 14 Irish titles leading to £157.8 million lossBy Darren Boyle 02 December 11:09
Johnston Press is set to make a £157.8 million loss on its Irish newspaper arm if talks over a £7.2 million sales deal are successful.
Steve Auckland has returned to his old job as managing director of Metro.
New Monty Local World memo strikes upbeat tone: 'We have people, vision and finance to lead regional media into bright future'By Dominic Ponsford 30 November 6:54
Local World chief executive David Montgomery has said the group is leading the industry in terms of digital audience growth and has ambitions to stem print circulation decline.
By Darren Boyle 27 November 8:53
The National Union of Journalists has condemned plans to transfer sub-editing posts from Yorkshire and the North East to its Welsh subbing hub, threatening more than 20 jobs.
By Darren Boyle 25 November 13:49
Hacked Off has warned regional newspapers that they will be stung for massive damages if they refuse to join the Government’s preferred press regulator.
By SubScribe 22 November 16:36
It's a tough job, but someone had to do it. David Montgomery has finally spelt out his vision for the Local World group of newspapers. Strangely, for someone who has been a tabloid chief sub and editor of the News of the World, he seems to have had a difficulty with plain English. He chose instead to communicate with his staff in a mixture of jargon, cliche and soundbite. Maybe it was an initiative test. Maybe it was to mask the horror of what he plans to do.
Who needs sub-editors? Read David Montgomery's 2,200-word missive on the future of Local World in fullBy Axegrinder 21 November 13:07
Local World chairman David Montgomery famously believes that sub-editors should be done away with altogether.
Newspapers put together by one person 'skimming online content' - Montgomery's leaked Local World vision documentBy Dominic Ponsford 21 November 11:47
Chief executive of the Local World group David Montgomery today sent staff a 2,000-plus word explanation of how he sees the future role of the journalist in his group.
By Darren Boyle 19 November 12:01
All journalists working in local newspapers who responded to a survey said they have been bullied, harassed or discriminated against.
By Press Gazette 13 November 9:32
By Press Association 12 November 10:36
A top judge yesterday vowed to open up family courts to media scrutiny in a bid to improve public confidence in the system.
By Press Association 12 November 9:35
Freedom of speech across the country is at risk from a "determined" attack by politicians, the president of the Society of Editors has warned.
Journalists and editors should sell advertising as well as filing copy says former Local World chiefBy Darren Boyle 11 November 17:12
Journalists should have a role in the commercial side of the business even selling advertising the Society of Editors has heard.
By Darren Boyle 10 November 15:14
Newcastle United is continuing its ban on local newspapers even though they have now won two games in a row.
By Darren Boyle 07 November 14:51
Tottenham Hotspur will welcome banned Newcastle journalists to this weekend’s London clash between the two sides, despite being blacklisted at home.
By Darren Boyle 06 November 16:44
The newspaper and magazine industry has today lodged its formal appeal against the High Court decision not to grant a judicial review over the Privy Council’s rejection of the industry’s proposed Royal Charter.
By Darren Boyle 05 November 17:33
A retired civil servant who was tasked by Tony Blair to clean up political party funding has been announced as chair of the appointment panel of the Independent Press Standards Organisation.
By Press Gazette 04 November 15:58
The chief executive of one the UK's largest privately owned regional newspaper publishers, the Claverly Group, is to stand down.