Social media

By Press Gazette 08 April 17:49
Press Gazette has named Peter Jukes as the best reporter on Twitter - and social media overall.
By Dominic Ponsford 27 March 11:46
A 'David Moyes' random excuse generator created by Trinity Mirror journalists on a two-day digital training course has proved to be an online hit on the websites of the Manchester Evening News and the Liverpool Echo.
By Press Gazette 05 March 7:16
More than half of Twitter users in the UK follow a news organisation and a similar proportion are following the tweets of individual journalists, according to new research highlighting the importance users place on news.
By Jack Fenwick 03 March 15:43
City AM has announced a major digital expansion and the creation of new online jobs, beginning with the hiring of Metro’s Martin Ashplant.
By Press Gazette 26 February 12:00
Today Press Gazette launches a new set of awards to highlight the journalists who are doing the most to harness the power of social media.
Culture Secretary Maria Miller (Reuters)
By Press Gazette 26 February 11:23
Culture Secretary Maria Miller has warned internet trolls to expect arrest if they threaten or insult people online.
By Dominic Ponsford 19 February 10:02
A PR company representing MasterCard, who are a major sponsor for tonight's Brit Awards for pop music, appear to have asked journalists to guarantee coverage of their client as the price of attending.
Liz Hurley (Credit: Reuters)
By Darren Boyle 05 February 16:48
Hollywood actress Liz Hurley has denied media reports that she has had an affair with former US President Bill Clinton.
Isabella Sorley (Credit: Isabella Sorley twitter)
By Darren Boyle 24 January 16:12
A female Twitter troll who abused journalist Caroline Criado-Perez assaulted a police officer while on bail awaiting trial, a court has heard.
Lord McAlpine
By Darren Boyle 20 January 11:08
Friends of Lord McAlpine who died in Italy last weekend said the BBC linking him to a child sex abuse ring hastened his demise.
Jeremy Clarkson sleeping beside the offensive message with James May in the background
By Darren Boyle 17 January 15:00
Sunday Times columnist Jeremy Clarkson has apologised “profusely” after he was photographed asleep aboard an aircraft beside an offensive hand-drawn message
screen shot sky news
By Emma McGarthy 15 January 12:32
Chinese ambassador Liu Xiaoming has defended China’s decision to block major western media sites, including the New York Times, Bloomberg and Facebook.
Angela Haggerty
By Darren Boyle 10 January 12:13
Fans of a sectarian Rangers podcaster who was jailed yesterday for racially abusing a female journalist have began attacking her online because she reported the original threats.
Journalist Angela Haggerty (Credit: Channel 4 News)
By Darren Boyle 09 January 16:07
A racist football podcaster has been jailed for six months for the sectarian abuse of a journalist who edited a book detailing the collapse of Rangers Football Club.
By Dominic Ponsford 09 January 12:02
The most popular UK news provider on Youtube at present isn’t ITN, Press Association or The Guardian. It’s a comparatively little known agency called Barcroft Media.
Caroline Criado-Perez (Credit: Reuters)
By Press Association 07 January 15:25
A 23-year-old woman told journalist Caroline Criado-Perez that she had just been released from prison and would "happily do more time" to see her buried, a court was told.
Caroline Criado-Perez (Credit: Reuters)
By Press Association 07 January 8:53
Two people will appear in court this morning charged with sending menacing tweets to journalist Caroline Criado-Perez.
Journalist and feminist campaigner Caroline Criado-Perez (Credit: Reuters)
By Darren Boyle 16 December 18:29
The Metropolitan Police today charged two people with sending offensive tweets to journalist Caroline Criado-Perez.
By Rachel Banning-Lover 11 December 17:09
Trinity Mirror has continued its run of innovative web launches with the creation this week of daily data journalism website Ampp3d.

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