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By William Turvill and Press Association 30 April 10:17
"If getting called an ostrich by Nigel Pearson is not a career highlight i don't know what is."
By Samuel Osborne 29 April 16:38
A website featuring news, comment and reviews covering the latest technological innovations has launched this week.
By Samuel Osborne 29 April 11:42
An editor of a weekly newspaper has left her position after six years to become editor of another weekly owned by a rival publisher.
By William Turvill 29 April 10:56
Melanie Phillips, James Delingpole and Christopher Booker have been recognised for their work on climate change at Anglia Ruskin University.
By Samuel Osborne 29 April 10:51
Evidence of work experience on a CV is more impressive than having a first class honours degree, according to Derby Telegraph editor Neil White.
By William Turvill 29 April 10:30
The editor of the Darlington and Stockton Times is leaving after 23 years in the job.
By Samuel Osborne 29 April 9:34
Nine editorial jobs are set to be cut, and three jobs created, as part of a shake-up by regional publisher Newsquest.
By Samuel Osborne 28 April 15:44
Richard West, who has died age 84, was described as a “paragon of the independent journalist for his generation” in an obituary by The Guardian.
By Samuel Osborne 28 April 13:13
Arthur Brittenden, who recently died age 90, has been described as “a towering figure on Fleet Street who worked closely with two of the great newspaper barons of the second half of the 20th century — Lord Beaverbrook and Rupert Murdoch” in an obituary by The Times.
By Samuel Osborne 28 April 10:46
Tony Blair’s former spin-doctor Alistair Campbell has criticised the Tories’ treatment of the regional press during its election campaign.
By Samuel Osborne 27 April 17:35
The Wall Street Journal has joined other media organisations in introducing an Apple Watch app which gives subscribers “at-a-glance, real-time news and market data”.
By Samuel Osborne 27 April 14:08
A "citizen journalism" website which launched in Italy and pays every contributor is looking to make an impact in the UK.
By Samuel Osborne 27 April 12:10
Victoria Derbyshire has described website traffic to her new daily BBC discussion show as "astonishing", despite reports that the broadcast version has achieved a "zero rating" according to The Guardian.
By William Turvill 27 April 11:01
The Independent Press Standards Organisation has announced two new appointments, including a director of ex
By William Turvill 27 April 9:17
Former Sun editor Kelvin MacKenzie has condemned a police force for not informing the press about the theft of a professional footballer's car.
By Dominic Ponsford 23 April 11:03
“Who knows more about digital disruption than us. No-one?”
By William Turvill 23 April 10:56
Actor Robert Downey Jr walked out of an interview with Channel 4 News yesterday when his interviewer strayed off the topic of his latest movie, Avengers: Age of Ultron.
By Dominic Ponsford 22 April 10:07
Former Guardian collaborater Julian Assange has penned an excoriating review of Guardian book, The Snowden Files, for Newsweek.
By Matthew Gilley 21 April 13:21
World record-breaking Dutch news website De Correspondent has released a short guide to crowdfunding journalism.In-depth news website which raised £1m in eight days releases guide to journalism crowdfunding
By William Turvill 21 April 11:38
The shortlist for the Regional Press Awards has been released this morning.

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