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By William Turvill 26 February 13:21
Stokes, who has been deputy editor of the Post since 2006, is to take over from Mean after he retires on 6 March.
By Press Gazette 23 February 12:35
Richard Beeston, for 26 years a foreign correspondent for the Daily Telegraph, has died aged 88.
By William Turvill 23 February 9:39
The newspaper’s front page story was described as the “perfect response” for the Telegraph after last week coming under fire over allegations that its editorial coverage of HSBC was compromised by its commercial wing.
By Albert Olaoye 20 February 16:56
Archant has announced Craig Nayman as its first-ever chief commercial officer.
By Albert Olaoye 19 February 17:36
The Independent has announced the creation of a new US office with a digital focus.
By Albert Olaoye 19 February 15:14
STV has announced plans to increase news and sport coverage by extending the hours of its local TV channels covering Glasgow and Edinburgh.
By Albert Olaoye 19 February 11:17
Cyclist, a magazine for cycling enthusiasts will launch in Germany on 20 February, making it its second international licensing agreement to date.
By Albert Olaoye 18 February 14:19
A team of politicians are going to take on journalists at Rugby League in a charity game on Sunday.
By William Turvill 18 February 11:22
Last Tuesday, the day after BBC Panorama's expose and The Guardian's first of six consecutive splashes on the "HSBC files", the Financial Times and Daily Mail featured the story on their front pages.
By Press Gazette 17 February 15:23

Evgeny Lebedev’s titles raised more than £700,000 for their Homeless Veterans Christmas campaign.

By William Turvill 17 February 10:46
Journalists may enjoy having a good moan about pay, working conditions and various difficulties associated with the job.
By William Turvill 16 February 10:15
According to the Record, Airs became "the 'gold standard' for reporters in 1975 when he was sent to the police cells by a High Court judge".
By William Turvill 13 February 15:55
Waugh, who was deputy political editor of The Independent for four years and the Evening Standard for six years, is also currently editor-in-chief of Dods, which publishes The House magazine.
By Press Gazette 13 February 13:40
Former EMAP group managing director Sir David Arculus is deliver this year’s Stationers’ Company Annual Lecture on 9 March.
By Dominic Ponsford 12 February 12:57
Channel 4 News presenter Cathy Newman has apologised and decided to “take a break from Twitter” over tweets “sent in haste” about her being “ushered” out of a mosque.
By William Turvill 12 February 11:04
Ellis Jones has been named global editor-in-chief of Vice as UK editor Alex Miller moves to become global head of content.
By Dominic Ponsford 12 February 9:27
The BBC has unveiled a new mobile-friendly design for its website home-page.
By William Turvill 11 February 17:31
The Safer Spaces campaign has been launched by the title as the Home Affairs Select Committee called for the law to stop police cells being used as "places of safety" by mentally ill people.
By Peter Lee 11 February 9:25
Former regional reporter and magazine freelance Jannette McKenzie Lee died on 7 February aged 69.
By Press Gazette 09 February 17:01

Newsquest's Daily Echo has celebrated attracting more than 1m unique websites browsers in January (a 42 per cent increase year on yaer).

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