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'Taxpayer-funded propagandists' or 'vital frontline staff'? Press Gazette council PR investigation stirs debateBy William Turvill | 13 Apr 2015
Press Gazette’s revelation that more than 3,400 people are employed in local government communications has prompted a PR trade body and others to defend the industry.
By William Turvill | 23 Feb 2015
On Friday, Press Gazette declared victory in the Save Our Sources campaign when it emerged that the Government is to rush through interim measures to stop police viewing journalists' phone records without the oversight of a judge.
By Dominic Ponsford | 10 Feb 2015
The National Union of Journalists has condemned a scheme run by Newsquest which charges £120 to give students the chance to be published in one of its titles.
By Dominic Ponsford | 05 Feb 2015
Trinity Mirror is closing two more local newspapers – the Formby Times and Crosby Herald, both in Merseyside.
By Dominic Ponsford | 03 Feb 2015
The Financial Times is to begin paying all its journalism interns the minimum wage after a deal brokered by the National Union of Journalists.
By William Turvill | 29 Jan 2015
The new regulator, whose chairman is retired judge Sir Alan Moses and has been signed up for by the vast majority of the national and regional press, has been up and running since September.
By Emilio Casalicchio | 26 Jan 2015
Of those voting, members of the NUJ voted 85 per cent in favour of moving to a ballot for strike action, members of Bectu voted 86 per cent in favour and members of Unite 78 per cent in favour.
By William Turvill | 21 Jan 2015
The union said the figure - which is made up of 16 TV content roles, eight TV pages roles and three weather and finance positions - represents a third of editorial staff in this area of the agency.
By Dominic Ponsford | 20 Jan 2015
A meeting on free speech called by members of the National Union of Journalists had to be held in a pub after two venues refused to host it.
By Dominic Ponsford | 20 Jan 2015
Lawyers’ groups and social workers have joined forces with the National Union of Journalists to call for new curbs on police spying powers.
BBC accused of treating staff like 'the enemy' as new figures show increase in email monitoring to investigate leaksBy William Turvill | 14 Jan 2015
Freedom of Information Act figures obtained by Press Gazette show that 148 staff email accounts were "accessed" or "monitored" by the BBC in 2013 and 2014.
By Nicole Chang | 12 Jan 2015
Journalists from around the world and the UK joined a Paris unity march yesterday held in honour of their murdered colleagues and other victims of the Charlie Hebdo massacre.
By William Turvill | 19 Dec 2014
Released earlier this month by the Home Office, the draft has been widely criticised for saying that police should continue to be allowed to access journalists’ phone records without any outside approval.
By William Turvill | 16 Dec 2014
The motion, which also threatens industrial action, was passed to oppose compulsory redundancies as the publisher plans to cut four photographer roles down to one full-time equivalent on its Worcester titles.
By Press Gazette | 03 Dec 2014
Trinity Mirror’s decision to close seven local newspapers with the loss of 50 editorial jobs has been condemned by MPs.
Express journalists urge Desmond to halt 'unsustainable' cutbacks which will leave titles 'dead in the water'By Dominic Ponsford | 25 Nov 2014
Journalists at Express Newspapers have urged owner Richard Desmond to halt cuts which will see the businesss team reduced to one, TV pages completely outsourced and regionalised sport pages stopped.
By William Turvill | 21 Oct 2014
According to the NUJ, deputy team leader Clare Hoppett and listings producer Kath Haigh reached an agreement with the company, PM81, shortly before a full employment tribunal was due to begin.
Seven jobs at risk as Merseyside becomes latest area to take up Trinity Mirror's digital-first modelBy William Turvill | 14 Oct 2014
Three sub-editors, two reporters and one sport reporter are to lose their jobs on the Liverpool Echo.
By Dominic Ponsford | 10 Oct 2014
The election is currently underway to appoint one of the safest jobs in journalism (for the next five years anyway) – the editorship of NUJ house magazine The Journalist.
By William Turvill | 08 Oct 2014
Despite the improved performance, up from an operating loss of £5.6m in 2012, Express Newspapers – publisher of the Daily Express, Sunday Express and Daily Star – is in the process of cutting its editorial staff from 650 to 450.