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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.
By Nicole Chang 14 January 11:30
Hours after hitting newsstands, copies of the Charlie Hebdo “survivors issue” have cropped up on eBay, attracting bids of thousands of pounds.
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By Ashley Kirk 13 January 14:06
The Daily Mail has launched a new trainee scheme aimed at brining two aspiring journalists from disadvantage backgrounds into the media
By Ashley Kirk 13 January 12:59
New deputy editor promises more investigations based in open source data as he makes a move from Express Newspapers
By Dominic Ponsford 12 January 15:28
A realistic-looking fake BBC News website has been set up carrying conspiracy theories about the Charlie Hebdo massacre.
By Nicole Chang 12 January 14:30
The Charlie Hebdo attacks have been met with overwhelming calls to protect press freedom from most news organisations, but China’s Xinhua news agency argues instead that the attacks show the need for greater limitations on press freedom and freedom of expression.
By Nicole Chang 12 January 11:20
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 Press Gazette 08 January 10:24
The National Union of Journalists has called on all supporters of press freedom to join in a minute's silence from 11am today.
By Hardeep Singh 05 January 15:47
Picture: Pandit Dr Raj Sharma (circled), courtesy of NCHT UK
By William Turvill 23 December 16:47
The Cardigan-based Tivy-Side Advertiser no longer has a dedicated editor after Sue Lewis lost her job last week.
By William Turvill 22 December 14:47
According to the Financial Times, Desmond has asked “long-term advisers Barclays to sound out buyers for the title”.