Regionals

By Dominic Ponsford 27 August 13:25
When Guardian Media Group sold its regional newspaper titles for just over £7m in 2010 it clearly did not believe they had much of a future.
By Dominic Ponsford 26 August 14:54
The Sunday Herald was the only weekly title audited by ABC to grow its sale in the first half of this year, again apparently benefiting from its support for Scottish nationalism.
By Dominic Ponsford 26 August 14:19
UK regional newspaper web traffic growth appeared to more than cancel out print readership decline in the first half of this year.
By Dominic Ponsford 26 August 13:50
The UK’s regional newspapers lost print sales at an average rate of 10.2 per cent year on year in the first half of 2015.
By Dominic Ponsford 25 August 15:06
A national entertainment news website launched by regional group Johnston Press has celebrated exceeding 1m unique browsers per month.
By Dominic Ponsford 25 August 12:20
Falling print circulations and the loss of a contract are leading the Belfast Telegraph to close its historic printing site on Royal Avenue in Belfast.
By PA Medialawyer and Press Gazette 20 August 11:57
A local newspaper breached the Editors' Code with coverage of a hospital inspection report which focused on the negative, the Independent Press Standards Organisation has ruled.
By Dominic Ponsford 18 August 9:34
The Jersey Evening Post is betting on a digital future for its print newspaper after switching to new inkjet presses.
By William Turvill 14 August 11:10
The regional publisher said in a statement that its newspaper advertising revenue fell by 1 per cent on the figure from the first half of 2014.
By William Turvill 12 August 12:35

Johnston Press is reported to be "sizing up local media rivals for a merger".

By William Turvill 11 August 10:07
In its interim results, published today for the six months to 3 July, Johnston Press reported operating profit down 4.3 per cent year-on-year to £27m.
By William Turvill 10 August 11:10
The Oxford Mail has revealed that its latest request for information on this topic was rejected by the force on the grounds that law enforcement would be compromised by disclosure.
By William Turvill 06 August 13:49
The “Recorder Runners”- made up of Mayhew (pictured, middle, top), reporters Sophie Morton and Mark Shales, apprentice reporter Jacob Ranson, and former digital director Paul Hood – all beat their expected times, according to publisher Archant.
By William Turvill 03 August 10:34

The Lancashire Telegraph has launched a new weekly edition aimed at the Asian community.

Some 2,000 free copies of the new edition were delivered through letterboxes in Blackburn for the first time last Friday morning.

By William Turvill 03 August 9:32
Trinity Mirror's adjusted operating profit fell by £2.4m in the first half of 2015, despite the group delivering cost savings of £7m.
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”.

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