By William Turvill 22 May 10:38
Five hyperlocal news websites have received £10,000 each as part of a new funding project.
By Dominic Ponsford 21 May 12:08
The BBC Trust could be heading on a collision course with the regional press after demanding that BBC Online shapes up its act when it comes to local and regional coverage.
By Gavriel Hollander 21 May 7:02
A B2B publisher has launched a new technology and business title with a print version promised for the autumn.
BBC beats Mail Online and Guardian in top ten list of UK news websites to appear on Google news resultsBy William Turvill 20 May 10:58
The BBC website is more likely to show up in a Google news results search than any other UK news site, according to new figures.
By Press Gazette 17 May 13:35
Nine years after leaving the UK, former Sunday Herald editor Andrew Jaspan has returned with an ambitious scheme to turn 10,000 academics into an army of specialist contributors. The Conversation launched in Australia two years ago and already claims to be the number one independent news website Down Under. “We are a source of free content for websites to use. In Australia it is used everywhere – it’s like a Reuters or a PA service. It’s also become an ideas-portal for journalists and a source of new ideas and talent.”
By Gavriel Hollander 17 May 11:47
The BBC has been forced to apologise and pay damages to a Tunisian politician over a story published on its website last November, claiming false links with extremist groups.
By Dominic Ponsford 16 May 9:09
A news website has launched today which has eight editors – but hopes to draw on the expertise of 10,000 specialist contributors.
By Jon Bernstein 15 May 12:52
'Mail Online is uniquely positioned to fill a gap in the U.S. news/ent landscape.' So says the slide.
By Press Gazette 14 May 16:20
The Times and Sky News lead the way with ten nominations each in this year’s Online Media Awards organised by The Drum.
Digital success story: Auto Trader remembered that it wasn't in the magazine business, it was in the motors businessBy Dominic Ponsford 14 May 9:44
Going digital-only was once seen as a last desperate throw of the dice for a dying print brand. But not any more. (Declaration of interest: Press Gazette went digital-only at the end of last year)
By Press Gazette 13 May 16:26
The Sun has revealed it is to start charging for access to its website from 1 August with the launch of Sun+.
By Jennifer Awford 10 May 9:52
Two local news websites in Wales are set to launch in print this month as they seek to fill the “gaping hole” in regional coverage caused by editorial job cuts.
By Jon Bernstein 10 May 7:40
Smartphones and the production, distribution and consumption of news.
By Jon Bernstein 10 May 7:29
Part two of a two-part blog post.
Guardian News and Media has become the latest UK national news provider to use third-party technology to provide linked story suggestions to readers.
By William Turvill 07 May 12:37
The last print edition of Auto Trader is set to be published next month as Trader Media Group completes its digital transition.
By William Turvill 07 May 10:23
The Huffington Post has launched in Japan after announcing plans for a new site in Germany last week.
By William Turvill 07 May 9:51
A team of 12 Press Association journalists are set to work on a new website being developed by British Telecom this summer.
By Dominic Ponsford 03 May 11:45
The Independent this week launched a new section of its website – Voices In Danger – to coincide with World Press Freedom Day today.
By Dominic Ponsford 03 May 9:57
National newspapers have been condemned for paying as little as £25 for online stories.The National Association of Press Agencies has said that titles are using 21st century technology but paying 19th century wages when it comes to online.