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BBC remains tight-lipped over recruitment process for 23 high-profile journalists - citing data protection in FOI rejection29 Jul 2014
The corporation came under fire last month when Press Gazette asked the corporation whether ITV News’s Lucy Manning and ITN’s Ed Campbell has been taken on after competitive interviews. The appointments came shortly before head of BBC News James Harding announced 415 jobs were to be lost across the division.
28 Jul 2014
Jeakings joined the regional publisher as group finance director in 2002 and was made chief executive in 2008.
Mirror chief exec Simon Fox stands by no-paywall approach as publisher experiments with further offshoots28 Jul 2014
The Mirror is launching a dating website, Mirror Matches, this week, to join a number of other offshoot websites, such as usvsth3m.com, ampp3d.mirror.co.uk and the recently relaunched Mirror Bingo site.
28 Jul 2014
The publisher is facing 17 civil claims over phone-hacking and the company’s half-year financial report confirmed it is continuing to co-operate with the police’s operations Elveden, into payments to public officials, and Golding, into phone-hacking at Mirror titles.
28 Jul 2014
Last week it emerged that the Evgeny Lebedev-owned channel had applied to Ofcom to reduce the number of hours of peak-time local programming to one from three and a half.
Convicted in absentia, sentenced to ten years in Egypt prison: British Al Jazeera journalist tells of 'burning sense of injustice'28 Jul 2014
Dominic Kane, 41, who worked at the BBC for 11 years prior to joining Al Jazeera in 2012, was sentenced to ten years in jail last month along with British colleague Sue Turton and Dutch journalist Rena Netjes.
Mira Bar-Hillel says fellow UK-based Jewish journalists won't speak out against Israel 'for fear of retribution'25 Jul 2014
Mira Bar-Hillel, a freelance who has worked primarily for the Evening Standard over 30 years, has been accused of being an “anti-Semite” by former MP and Sun columnist Louise Mensch and others.
FT half-year results: Digital now makes up two-thirds of readership after 33 per cent rise to 455k subscribers25 Jul 2014
The newspaper today claimed a record total circulation – up 13 per cent in a year – with 677,000 readers across print and online.
24 Jul 2014
Mark Dinning, who has been the 25-year-old magazine’s longest serving editor, is going to edit Time Out Dubai.
Express journalists condemn Richard Desmond as 'Britain's greediest billionaire' and pledge fight against 200 job cuts24 Jul 2014
Express Newspapers journalists have condemned owner Richard Desmond as “Britain’s greediest billionaire” after they were told the company is seeking 200 job cuts.
24 Jul 2014
The increase, to £15m, up £5m from the same period last year, offset a £3m (5 per cent) fall in print advertising revenue from the Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday, which stood at £46m for the quarter.
Ashley Highfield: 'Regional press not like The Guardian where people stop buying print and consume online'24 Jul 2014
Highfield said that digital audience growth is “far outweighing any decline in print”, but added that he does not “want cannabilisation of what is our biggest source of revenue (print)”.
23 Jul 2014
Express Newspapers is seeking to make 200 editorial redundancies, cutting job numbers from 650 to 450.
BBC spent more than £200k on private detectives post-Savile 'to assist in extracting archived emails'23 Jul 2014
US firm Kroll and "a number of other third parties" were paid for investigations after the Savile scandal in 2012.
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.
Parent company celebrates Newsquest's 60 per cent year-on-year traffic increase as well as digital and circulation revenue rises23 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”.
Johnston Press shake-up sees Yorkshire and North East managing directors take charge of Scottish titles in combined roles22 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.
'If there was someone to apologise to in person, I would': Sky News reporter explains MH17 bag rummaging22 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”.