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By Press Gazette 18 December 11:16
Huffington Post UK political director Mehdi Hasan is joining Al Jazeera full-time to front a weekly news programme.
By Charlotte Wace 15 December 8:49
The move comes as part of Johnston Press's plans to merge the title with The Scotsman and Scotland on Sunday, putting 45 jobs at risk of redundancy.
By Press Gazette 12 December 14:18
Desmond is believed to have discussed the gift at a meeting with UKIP leader Nigel Farage earlier this month.
By Emily Shackleton 10 December 11:32
Oliver Holt will be leaving the Daily Mirror to join the Mail on Sunday as the paper’s chief sports writer.
By Charlotte Wace 09 December 12:09
Kevan Blackadder, editor of the Gloucestershire Echo stood down yesterday.
By Charlotte Wace 08 December 16:41
A group editor in charge of seven of Newsquest's weekly newspapers has abruptly resigned.
By Press Gazette 08 December 14:56
Comedian Russell Brand tweeted a picture of a Daily Mail reporter’s business card to his 8.7m followers, including details of his phone numbers and email address.
By Emily Shackleton 08 December 13:02
Regional publisher Archant has promised 'major reorginsation' next year with a new focus on 'content', chief executive Jeff Henry has promised a company conference in Norwich.
By Press Gazette 03 December 9:30

A £4,000 award has been launched to recognise innovation by female journalists.

By Press Gazette 02 December 16:29
All the winners of the 2014 British Journalism Awards will be announced tonight at a ceremony in central London. Follow @PressGazette on Twitter for the names of the winners as they are announced. Below is a reminder of the shortlists.
By William Turvill 01 December 16:49
Coles will take up the position of director of digital media from early next year and will be one of six employees making up the Telegraph’s “the senior editorial team”.
By SubScribe 01 December 10:43
There were more than a hundred gathered together at a Sussex country church in Cuckfield for the final send-off for John Samuel, the former sports editor of The Daily Herald, Observer and, most notably, The Guardian.
By William Turvill 28 November 11:59

The multimedia head of sport across The Independent titles, Evening Standard and London Live is to leave four months after joining from The Sun.

By PA Mediapoint 21 November 10:45
The former News of the World editor and Downing Street communications boss left Hollesley Bay, an open prison in Suffolk, this morning.
By William Turvill 21 November 8:27
Former Birmingham Post editor Marc Reeves has been named as editor-in-chief of Trinity Mirror's Midlands operation.
By Press Gazette 17 November 10:38
Matthew Bell has left Ferrari Press Agency after 15 years as co-owner and co-director with Adam Gillham, to become acting night news editor at The Sun.
By William Turvill 17 November 9:48
Vice has relaunched its website last week on the day it published an editorial project on Guatanamo Bay.
By Hardeep Singh and William Turvill 13 November 14:43
A building industry expert has won a £70,000 libel payout over a “cyber bullying” campaign orchestrated against him on Twitter and blogs.
By William Turvill 12 November 9:46
In September, the site revealed plans to charge up to £65,000 for single sponsored articles in the UK.
By William Turvill 10 November 10:56
Penny Marshall is to rejoin ITV News as social affairs editor in the New Year after joining the BBC as education editor earlier this year.

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