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By Emilio Casalicchio 29 January 14:24
The killing of two journalists in Iraq in connection with Islamic State action last week has been condemned by the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its regional affiliate the Iraqi Journalists Syndicate (IJS).
By Emilio Casalicchio 28 January 12:01
Reader comments about the newly redesigned Guardian website appear to have been overwhelmingly negative so far.
By Emilio Casalicchio 27 January 16:53
Organisations such as Vice, National Geographic and Yahoo News are offering content through social media app, Snapchat.
By Emilio Casalicchio 27 January 14:51
Jacobs, working with senior editor, Rebecca Smith, will head teams for the Canterbury Times, Maidstone and Medway News and Ashford Herald websites.
By Emilio Casalicchio 26 January 16:58
Former editor of Take a Break magazine John Dale would like to see others follow his example by launching constituency-wide TV channels in the run-up to the May 2015 general election.
By Emilio Casalicchio 26 January 12:26
Sinead McIntyre has been appointed editor of the Sun on Sunday magazine, Fabulous, after 20 months as acting editor of the title.
By Emilio Casalicchio 26 January 11:44
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 26 January 11:42
The football editor of the Birmingham Mail has been made editor of the Coventry Telegraph.
By Emilio Casalicchio 26 January 10:52
Tim Singleton (pictured above) has been promoted to deputy editor at ITV news, alongside his present duties as director of news-gathering.
By Emilio Casalicchio 26 January 10:13
Jackie Annesley (pictured above) has been appointed editor of The Sunday Times Style supplement, after spending four months as the magazine’s acting editor.
By Press Gazette 23 January 8:42
A £100,000 appeal has been launched to pay for potentially life-saving surgery for British-born journalist Amy Watts.
By Sponsored feature 21 January 13:41
Media training organisation CTJT has changed its name to the College of Media and Publishing (CMP).
By William Turvill 20 January 14:39
On his blog, he reports that the latest threat came from “foreign criminals in Thailand working in liason with the Thai police and Thailand’s Crime Computer Crime Act”.
By William Turvill 20 January 12:40
A Mail Online story about a YouTube programme teaching dog owners how to prepare meals for their pets was the most shared national newspaper story on Twitter of 2014 according to new research.
By Dominic Ponsford 20 January 12:23
Johnston Press-owned daily the Yorkshire Evening Post has a new look.
By William Turvill 20 January 10:40
Mark Jones is leaving the Newsquest paper, which he has edited since February 2002, to become director of fundraising and communications for a Basingstoke-based charity.
By William Turvill 19 January 11:20
Founded by a husband and wife in north-west London in 1954, Rex now has offices in London and Los Angeles and partner agencies in more than 40 countries.
By Nicole Chang 15 January 16:04
Many editors faced the toughest decision of their careers this week as they wrestled with whether or not to publish the front page of Charlie Hebdo depicting the Prophet Muhammad.
By Dominic Ponsford 15 January 15:05
An independent newsagent in London sold out of 70 apparently photocopied editions of Charlie Hebdo in two hours this afternoon selling them for up to £9 each.
By William Turvill 15 January 9:29
In the video (below), a French interviewee was criticising parts of the British media for not reproducing the front page, which has the Prophet Muhammad on it.