By William Turvill 01 August 11:58
Local World has reported a turnover of £239.6m and an operating profit of £18.5m for its first-year financial results.
Newsquest appoints new digital platforms director from Haymarket as it continues 'rapid expansion of digital operations'By William Turvill 01 August 8:41
Newquest has appointed a new digital platforms director “as it continues the rapid expansion of its digital operations”.
Northern Echo changed to guilty plea over naming of alleged sexual assault victim because defendant was first charged with rapeBy PA Media Lawyer 30 July 12:35
The newspaper initially pleaded not guilty to a charge of breaching the lifelong anonymity for the victims and alleged victims of rape and other sexual offences granted by section 1 of the Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act 1992.
By William Turvill 30 July 9:41
Alan Woods joined the Gazette in November 2013 after working his way up from reporter to deputy news editor on the News Shopper titles in South London.
Mirror chief exec Simon Fox stands by no-paywall approach as publisher experiments with further offshootsBy William Turvill 28 July 13:10
The Mirror is launching a dating website, Mirror Matches, this week, to join a number of other offshoot websites, such as usvsth3m.com, ampp3d.mirror.co.uk and the recently relaunched Mirror Bingo site.
By William Turvill 28 July 10:37
The publisher is facing 17 civil claims over phone-hacking and the company’s half-year financial report confirmed it is continuing to co-operate with the police’s operations Elveden, into payments to public officials, and Golding, into phone-hacking at Mirror titles.
By PA Media Lawyer 25 July 10:37
Newsquest North East pleaded guilty, having indicated a "not guilty" plea at an earlier hearing.
Ashley Highfield: 'Regional press not like The Guardian where people stop buying print and consume online'By William Turvill 24 July 9:28
Highfield said that digital audience growth is “far outweighing any decline in print”, but added that he does not “want cannabilisation of what is our biggest source of revenue (print)”.
Parent company celebrates Newsquest's 60 per cent year-on-year traffic increase as well as digital and circulation revenue risesBy William Turvill 23 July 9:44
Announcing a second-quarter profits rise of 84 per cent and a 12 per cent increase in revenue year on year, Gannett also said Newsquest’s digital revenues are up 24.6 per cent.
By William Turvill 22 July 9:35
The change means the paper’s presses will be rolling from around midnight, but editor Keith Harrison said this does not mean it is now a “morning paper”.
Johnston Press shake-up sees Yorkshire and North East managing directors take charge of Scottish titles in combined rolesBy William Turvill 22 July 9:09
Johnston Press’s managing directors for Northern Ireland and Scotland are to leave as part of a shake-up that will see the company combine several publishing divisions.
By William Turvill 21 July 10:35
Publisher Johnston Press has agreed a long-term lease of four office suites in Berwick Workspace, located just behind 90 Marygate (pictured, Google), according to the newspaper.
By William Turvill and Dominic Ponsford 17 July 12:17
Mail Online (10,912,083 unique users per day, up 35 per cent year on year) and The Guardian website (5,718,502, up 17 per cent) remain the biggest newspaper websites in the UK.
By Press Gazette 17 July 10:14
The newspaper, now owned by Newsquest, used to occupy all floors of the three-storey building in the Old Town of Swindon.
By William Turvill 16 July 11:04
One year after launch, the weekly, paid-for Pembrokeshire Herald is claiming a circulation of up to 8,000. And the 50p title, which claims to have seven full-time equivalent editorial positions, has created a music video to celebrate.
By William Turvill 16 July 8:35
Archant has revealed plans to move production of 25 weekly newspapers across London, Kent, Hertfordshire and Cambridge to Norwich.
By Dominic Ponsford 15 July 12:08
The UK’s biggest selling regional newspaper is looking into adopting a metered paywall.
Former regional editor: Special Branch raided my office for Westminster paedophile allegations documentBy William Turvill 15 July 8:44
Don Hale, who edited the Bury Messenger, said he was handed a file detailing alleged attempts by PIE to persuade certain MPs to legalise sex with children. The document is also said to have detailed attempts to infiltrate government while seeking funding.
By William Turvill 14 July 12:09
The group today claimed to have passed the 10,000 mark for online subscribers last month, with a growth of 125 per cent year on year.
By William Turvill 14 July 8:40
It is not yet known where journalists for the weekly newspaper, which recorded an average circulation of 5,792 in 2013 according to ABC, will be based.