Chinese government proposes media ethics training for journalists
By New Statesman - 12 March 12:40

Plans to ensure government media policies are followed

Hamas frees British journalist
By Stephanie Cross - 11 March 15:20

Paul Martin was detained in Gaza on February 14

Newspaper Society cancels its regional awards
By Press Gazette - 11 March 12:27

Circulation, Editorial and Promotions Awards will not be held

Clifford thrashed out privacy deal with Brooks
By Dominic Ponsford - 11 March 12:25

Publicist and News International chief executive in settlement

Axel Springer’s net income drops
By New Statesman - 11 March 12:17

Decline of 45 per cent in 2009

Charging for online news won’t work, says Google chief economist
By New Statesman - 11 March 12:15

Google's chief economist, Hal Varian, has said generic news outfits charging for news is a bad idea.

Swedish newspapers republish Mohammed cartoon
By New Statesman - 11 March 12:14

Move in support of threatened cartoonist

Italian prime minister loses cool with journalist
By New Statesman - 11 March 12:11

Belusconi angered by freelance

Welcome to the first murdochracy
By John Pilger - 11 March 7:08

Rupert Murdoch's overweening power goes unchallenged in Australia, where all the main parties pay fe

Cheers! Stroud Life launches its own beer
By Dominic Ponsford - 10 March 12:34

Gloucestershire-based weekly Stroud Life has launched a beer under its own name.

MPs condemn reporting of Venables prison recall
By Dominic Ponsford - 10 March 12:32

Jack Straw yesterday refused calls for further details to be released.

31 jobs go in new Northcliffe West Country cull
By Press Gazette - 10 March 12:25

The cuts come after Plymouth and Bristol-based titles merge.

Michael Atherton scoops sports writer of the year
By Dominic Ponsford - 10 March 12:22

British Sports Journalism Awards recognises former cricketer.

Girl With a One Track Mind smarts over 'hooker' headline
By Dominic Ponsford - 10 March 12:20

Zoe Margolis has decided to take action against the Independent on Sunday.

Pearson appoints new director of digital products
By New Statesman - 10 March 12:12

Former NBC Universal executive Juan Lopez-Valcarcel to take role.

USA Today's Trinidad and Tobago edition launched
By New Statesman - 09 March 11:51

Trinidad and Tobago's newspaper Newsday has partnered with USA Today to launch the country's edition

INM further divests stake in Indian publishing group
By New Statesman - 09 March 11:33

The Independent News and Media (INM) has divested another 7.5 per cent stake in the Indian publishin

Iranian daily Etemaad shut down by government
By New Statesman - 09 March 11:29

Iran's Press Supervisory Board last week shut down the country's most prominent reformist daily pape

News Corp to base Middle East operations in Abu Dhabi
By New Statesman - 09 March 11:24

News Corp's Fox International Channels (FIC) unveils plans to base the Middle East operations of its

Legal threat doesn't stop Sunday Mirror Venables story
By Dominic Ponsford - 09 March 11:22

Attorney General’s office reports that no action is currently being taken against newspapers for bre

Jeremy Hunt: 'We are proposing a revolution in local media'
By Dominic Ponsford - 09 March 11:20

Shadow culture minister Jeremy Hunt has promised a revolution in local media by sweeping away compet

Freddie Johnston to retire from Johnston Press
By New Statesman - 08 March 12:01

Freddie Johnston will retire from the Johnston Press at the company's annual meeting in April.

Abu Dhabi media summit to open on 9 March
By New Statesman - 08 March 11:59

The three-day Abu Dhabi Media Summit will open on 9 March at the Yas Hotel.

Spain's El Mundo to launch Internet apps
By New Statesman - 08 March 11:57

The Spanish daily newspaper El Mundo plans to launch a paid-for news application for internet and sm

Councils need to be transparent about costs, says Caroline Spelman
By New Statesman - 05 March 11:22

The shadow secretary for local government and communities called for councils to be transparent abou

Microsoft to help UK online newspapers
By New Statesman - 05 March 11:13

The search engine 'Bing', owned by Microsoft, is looking at ways to help UK newspapers produce quali

Blackpool journalists to refuse Atex training
By Oliver Luft - 05 March 11:06

Journalists at two Johnston Press-owned titles will refuse to take part in training for a new conten

One in five staff cull keeps Trinity Mirror in profit
By Dominic Ponsford - 05 March 11:03

The axing of 1,700 staff and the sale or closure of 30 publications helped the UK's biggest newspape

Johnston Press faces region-wide technology revolt
By Oliver Luft - 05 March 11:00

Journalists working on Johnston Press newspapers in the Midlands and the North of England could stri

Trinity Mirror to stop cutbacks
By Henry Smith - 04 March 16:40

Group posts pre-tax profits of £72.7m.