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By Press Gazette 24 July 11:05
It emerged today that the head of communications at the Department for Work and Pensions has accused Today presenter Evan Davis of bias during an interview with Secretary of State Ian Duncan Smith.
By Central European News 23 July 8:33
Ukraine is about to get a new English language television channel called Ukraine Today.
By William Turvill 21 July 10:35
Publisher Johnston Press has agreed a long-term lease of four office suites in Berwick Workspace, located just behind 90 Marygate (pictured, Google), according to the newspaper.
By Press Gazette 17 July 10:14
The newspaper, now owned by Newsquest, used to occupy all floors of the three-storey building in the Old Town of Swindon.
By William Turvill 15 July 16:12
Google notified the newspaper through Newsquest’s main office of the removal, which was made on a story about the jailing of three men for an attack on three soldiers in a nightclub.
By William Turvill 15 July 9:04
The title announced yesterday that one year on from its “naming ceremony” and nine months since its launch.
By William Turvill 15 July 8:44
Don Hale, who edited the Bury Messenger, said he was handed a file detailing alleged attempts by PIE to persuade certain MPs to legalise sex with children. The document is also said to have detailed attempts to infiltrate government while seeking funding.
By William Turvill 14 July 10:02
Leapman (pictured by Mike Gunnill) sought “pressure release” by getting involved in a fantasy world after “single-handedly uncovering” the MPs’ expenses scandal.
By William Turvill 14 July 8:40
It is not yet known where journalists for the weekly newspaper, which recorded an average circulation of 5,792 in 2013 according to ABC, will be based.
By William Turvill 11 July 10:29
The IPC title was named consumer magazine of the year and consumer media brand of the year.
By William Turvill 10 July 14:53
The inquest of Horatio Chapple, who was mauled to death by a polar bear while on an Arctic expedition in 2011, began this week.
By Press Gazette 10 July 9:30
If regional newspaper journalism handed out Purple Hearts, two reporters from the Brighton Argus would be deserving recipients.
By William Turvill 09 July 10:06
After 16 years at the radio station, Derbyshire has described the news and current affairs slot – which will include interviews, discussion and debate – as “the TV programme I’ve always wanted to make”.
By William Turvill 08 July 9:56
Martinson, who was editor of the paper’s media section between 2007 and 2010, will take up the role on 8 September.
By William Turvill 08 July 8:25
The cover price of the new Dorset title will be 50p, a 5p rise on both of the former newspapers.
By William Turvill 07 July 11:52
Huffington Post UK founding editor Carla Buzasi is leaving the website after three years to be global chief content officer of Top Right’s WGSN.
By William Turvill 07 July 10:58
John Francis (pictured) took over from Darren Isted, who stood down after 25 years at the title to work in PR, today.
By William Turvill 07 July 5:35
Nardelli will start in September and replaces James Ball, who is now special projects editor.
By William Turvill 02 July 16:27
Both the People and The Sun on Sunday featured the story on their front pages, but the latter did not have an accompanying photograph.
By William Turvill 02 July 14:26
James Higgins, who has been at the Evening Mail since 2010, will replace editor and publisher Jonathan Lee – who will move to a newly created managing director role – next Monday.