Regionals

By William Turvill 29 July 12:09
Colleagues, barristers and judges have all paid tribute to Southern Daily Echo court reporter John Hoskins, who is hanging up his notebook after 50 years.
By William Turvill 29 July 11:43
Tom Wright had been filling the role on a secondment basis since editor Samantha Brindle left in June, publisher Archant said.
By William Turvill 27 July 10:52
John Hutcheson is to be replaced as editor of the title, which recorded an average circulation of 5,965 in the second half of 2014 (down 12 per cent), by Cheryl McEvoy.
By William Turvill 24 July 16:01
The job losses come after six photographry staff in the area were made redundant by the publisher last month.
By William Turvill 24 July 15:58
In an email to staff this afternoon, Highfield also said that the regional publisher is to “put the advertising customer at the heart of everything we do”.
By Dominic Ponsford 23 July 8:27
Is it me or are ex-editors getting younger these days?
By William Turvill 21 July 9:56
Kevin Young will leave the Newsquest title on 31 July and is reported to have been put on gardening leave.
By William Turvill 20 July 9:54
Journalists working across 11 newspapers were on strike for eight working days (over a ten-day period) at the end of June over the proposed changes. They originally intended to strike for ten working days, but returned as a “goodwill gesture”.
By Rushabh Haria 17 July 11:42
A reporter for Newsquest's north London titles has resigned after being “threatened with disciplinary procedures” for taking a terminally ill relative to hospital on company time.
By PA Media Lawyer 17 July 9:21
A London borough's reasons for rejecting a Freedom of Information request for draft statements prepared in case media organisations raised certain issues were not reasonable, the Information Commissioner has found.
By William Turvill 16 July 10:44
Two months after Newsquest bought Berkshire Media Group it has announced plans to outsource subbing and production to Southampton, Newport and India.
By William Turvill 15 July 10:42
The group, owned by Newsquest, also publishes The Herald, Sunday Herald and Evening Times newspapers from Glasgow and three websites, heraldscotland.com, eveningtimes.co.uk and thenational.scot.
By William Turvill 14 July 10:33
The Argus in Brighton said that between 2 and 15 March this year the force did not disclose information on reported crimes including rapes, robberies, kidnappings, possession of firearms or other weapons, drugs trafficking and threats to kill.
By William Turvill 14 July 9:31
Johnston Press has warned that its total revenue for the six months to 4 July is expected to fall by around 5 per cent year on year when its half-year results are announced.
By William Turvill 13 July 12:53
According to reports, Brian Wilson - who is a former Labour minister - was dismissed after coming to the defence of another columnist, Donald Macleod, who was said to have been "effectively" fired following a controversial article.
By William Turvill 09 July 10:08
Earlier this week, the force was told by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) that it could not rely on a section 14(1) exemption to refuse an FoI from the Oxford Mail asking about its use of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act to obtain journalistic phone records.
By William Turvill 08 July 11:26
Trinity Mirror has announced that Newcastle's Journal newspaper will no longer have a dedicated website.
By William Turvill 07 July 17:26
The Information Commissioner has ruled that the Oxford Mail was not “vexatious” to ask Thames Valley Police, under the Freedom of Information Act, whether it has secretly accessed journalistic phone records.
By Dominic Ponsford 06 July 10:51
Johnston Press is to start competing with rival regional newspaper giant Newsquest in Brighton after buying an independent free newspaper published in the city.
By Bob Naylor 06 July 10:05
Former Swindon Evening Advertiser chief photographer Peter Twaites, who died on Friday 3 July 2015 aged 79, had a career that took him from a 15-year-old darkroom assistant on the Sunday Mercury in Birmingham to gaining a PhD and lecturing in Media Law and Photojournalism at Cardiff University until he retired at the age of 69.

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