23 Jul 2014
Express Newspapers is seeking to make 200 editorial redundancies, cutting job numbers from 650 to 450. Employees were told today by group editorial director Paul Ashford that staff across "print editorial departments" – not all journalists, and including some casuals – working in London, Broughton and Scotland offices will be affected. To achieve the required savings, Ashford told staff, Express Newspapers is aiming to reduce headcount by 30 per cent across all “print editorial departments”.
23 Jul 2014
The story, published online on 21 June 2012, was based on the academic’s website as well as views shared by anonymous students and a source at the Cambridge University Students Union.
23 Jul 2014
Announcing a second-quarter profits rise of 84 per cent and a 12 per cent increase in revenue year on year, Gannett also said Newsquest’s digital revenues are up 24.6 per cent.
22 Jul 2014
The change means the paper’s presses will be rolling from around midnight, but editor Keith Harrison said this does not mean it is now a “morning paper”.
22 Jul 2014
Johnston Press’s managing directors for Northern Ireland and Scotland are to leave as part of a shake-up that will see the company combine several publishing divisions.
22 Jul 2014
Colin Brazier has criticised reports of the incident that didn’t recognise his instant apology – "we shouldn't be doing this … this is a mistake" – instead being “determined to see what I did as a powerful example of journalistic vulturism”.
21 Jul 2014
Conducted for the BBC by Ipsos MORI in February, the survey’s aim was to gauge “public perceptions of impartiality and trustworthiness of the BBC”.
21 Jul 2014
The corporation remains the most trusted source of news in the UK, according to the report, “although we are slightly below the levels reached before October 2012 when the crisis broke over coverage of Jimmy Savile and the separate Newsnight child abuse investigation”.
21 Jul 2014
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.
21 Jul 2014
The publisher, owned by Richard Desmond (pictured, Reuters), is expected to internally announce a savings target of between £10m and £14m, according to the report.
18 Jul 2014
Sara Firth worked at Russia Today over five years, joining the Russian government-funded station in Moscow straight from City University in London.
18 Jul 2014
Last week the weekly newspaper reported the inquest of Horatio Chapple in a diary piece under the headline: “Eton by a bear? The inquest begins”. The page-two article finished with the line: “Now we have another reason to save the polar bears.”
17 Jul 2014
John Sweeney has revealed his office nickname for the past few months has been “dead man walking”, and he was not surprised to have been made redundant by the BBC today.
17 Jul 2014
The BBC is to axe 415 jobs in its news division as part of its Delivering Quality First savings scheme.
17 Jul 2014
The Independent has launched a new Buzzfeed-style website allowing readers to rank stories to decide how prominently they appear.
16 Jul 2014
Auckland has worked as managing director of the Metro over two periods - firstly between 2002 and 2011, and then he rejoined the free title last November.
16 Jul 2014
One year after launch, the weekly, paid-for Pembrokeshire Herald is claiming a circulation of up to 8,000. And the 50p title, which claims to have seven full-time equivalent editorial positions, has created a music video to celebrate.
16 Jul 2014
Archant has revealed plans to move production of 25 weekly newspapers across London, Kent, Hertfordshire and Cambridge to Norwich.
15 Jul 2014
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.
15 Jul 2014
Questions have been raised about the relationship between The Sun and Newcastle United, with rival journalists suggesting the two organisations have entered into a ‘media partnership’.

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