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By Matthew Gilley 17 April 16:12
The Daily Record emerged from the Scottish Press Awards last night with five gongs to its name, including newspaper of the year.
By Matthew Gilley 17 April 13:05
The Argus today unveiled a redesign under new editor Mike Gilson.
By Matthew Gilley 16 April 10:39
A new book about online research techniques - The Verification Handbook for Investigative Reporting - was released yesterday.
By Dominic Ponsford 15 April 16:35
Staffordshire Police is declining to answer questions from journalists about the Mid Staffs NHS scandal apparently until after the general election.
By Matthew Gilley 15 April 13:27
US-based news service Politico has added former Times and Reuters reporters to its new European team, bringing the total number of journalists hired for the venture to 36.
By Dominic Ponsford 15 April 13:26
Investigative website Exaro is reporting that Rebekah Brooks is set to return to The Sun as head of its digital operation.
By Matthew Gilley 15 April 10:40
PARLY, a new parliament-focused project by lobby journalist Tony Grew, has raised a quarter of its crowdfunding target after a week.
By Dominic Ponsford 14 April 15:49
The Daily Mirror and Mail on Sunday were named as the two national newspapers of the year today by the London Press Club.
By Matthew Gilley 13 April 16:21
The Observer’s Nick Cohen was among the winners at this year’s European Press Prize, announced today. He won in the Commentator category for his columns on “the cowardice of Nigel Farage”.
By Dominic Ponsford 13 April 16:17
Press regulator IPSO has ruled that Daily Record did not breach the Editors’ Code when it put words into the mouth of a bereaved woman.
By Matthew Gilley 13 April 14:01
The most powerful local newspaper campaigns from across the country are to be recognised in an awards ceremony next month.
By William Turvill 13 April 10:43
The weekday price of the newspaper is increasing from £1.60 to £1.80, while the Saturday edition will now cost £2.70, up from £2.50.
By Matthew Gilley 10 April 17:07
The National Union of Journalists will be holding a protest rally tomorrow against the closure of a Trinity Mirror office in Caernarfon, Wales.
By Matthew Gilley 10 April 14:20
The picture editor of The Mail on Sunday has left after 16 years in the job amid reported budget cuts.
By Matthew Gilley 09 April 13:00
A new content-sharing deal between two neighbouring dailies in the North East could affect editorial independence and media plurality, the National Union of Journalists has warned.
Hilary Wardle
By Matthew Gilley 08 April 14:16
Hilary Wardle will be based in Edinburgh, focusing on travel and lifestyle content.
By Matthew Gilley 08 April 11:18
A Kent publisher has commissioned a county-wide poll that shows immigration is not the top concern in the Ukip stronghold.
By Dominic Ponsford 08 April 9:25
The Oxford Mail used the new Twitter-owned app Periscope for the first time to live stream the bomb squad detonating an old mortar shell.
The What Matters to Me website features video clips of people talking about the issue closest to their hearts
By Matthew Gilley 07 April 12:41
One of the UK’s largest local newspaper publishers is shifting the focus of election coverage to members of the public, with their new website What Matters to Me.
By Matthew Gilley 07 April 11:24
A London newspaper has launched a campaign to get 17,000 "missing" voters registered in England’s most marginal const