Lebedev wants famous editor
By Henry Smith - 04 March 16:38

Dyke, Hislop and Paxman on shortlist.

Steve Dyson gets misty-eyed reading a proper evening newspaper - the Evening Standard
By Dominic Ponsford - 04 March 11:24

Standard has potential to turn a profit in his three-year game plan.

Observer will lose readers but break even, says Mulholland
By Dominic Ponsford - 04 March 11:15

Observer editor John Mulholland has admitted that his relaunch of the Observer unveiled this month w

Sir Michael Parkinson accepts Daily Mail damages
By Meenal Vamburkar - 03 March 17:32

Broadcaster Sir Michael Parkinson accepted £25,000 in libel damages from the Daily Mail, after takin

Times2 is axed five years after launch
By Dominic Ponsford - 03 March 12:24

The Times has scrapped its daily Times2 features supplement in favour of a new series of themed pull

Johnston Press digital ed launches video PR business
By Dominic Ponsford - 03 March 12:21

Digital editor of the Yorkshire Evening Post Geoff Fox has left to set up his own video PR business

FT to use PayPal for daily and weekly payments
By New Statesman - 03 March 12:16

Per-article fee deemed too tedious.

BBC to allow local papers websites to grow
By New Statesman - 03 March 12:14

Beeb will not introduce more localised online content.

Cherie Blair to sue Associated Newspapers
By New Statesman - 03 March 12:09

Blair has issued a writ over a story entitled "Outrage as Mandy goes on a country shoot with Gaddafi

Pearson profits up 13 per cent
By Meenal Vamburkar - 02 March 15:30

Pearson Plc, which owns the Financial Times, reported a £761m profit for 2009, up 13 per cent from l

Photographer dies after covering football match
By Press Gazette - 02 March 12:50

Rochdale Observer photographer Steve Bostock died suddenly after covering a football match last week

Matthew Parris accepts Press Gazette comment honour
By Press Gazette - 02 March 12:42

The cream of Britain’s comment journalists gathered at Press Gazette’s Carmelite Street offices for

Gillian Tett appointed US managing editor of FT
By Oliver Luft - 02 March 12:39

The Financial Times has appointed Gillian Tett as US managing editor overseeing print and online edi

FT profit drops 47 per cent
By Dominic Ponsford - 02 March 12:36

Revenue at Financial Times Publishing fell eight per cent in 2009 to £358m as adjusted operating pro

PCC should establish independence from British press: IFJ report
By New Statesman - 02 March 12:32

A report commissioned by the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has called for urgent ref

Regional papers show a near universal decline in sales
By New Statesman - 02 March 12:31

ABC's six-monthly circulation figures demonstrate that the sale of regional newspapers continues to

Wall Street Journal to launch metro section
By New Statesman - 02 March 12:28

The Wall Street Journal, owned by media mogul Rupert Murdoch, is planning to launch a 16-18 page sec

Evening Standard's readership soars by 133 per cent
By New Statesman - 02 March 12:26

The London Evening Standard's readership has risen by 133 per cent year-on-year, according to the Na

Manawatu Standard editor awarded top print industry fellowship
By New Statesman - 01 March 12:18

The New Zealand newspaper Manawatu Standards' editor, Michael Cummings, has been awarded a top print

FT's US editor may join Thomson Reuters
By New Statesman - 01 March 12:17

Chrystia Freeland, the editor of the US edition of the Financial Times (FT), is likely to leave the

US should go the Europe way in paywalls
By New Statesman - 01 March 12:16

Several US newspapers, such as the New York Times and the Enterprise-Record, have announced plans to

Lebedev to pay £1 for the Independent
By New Statesman - 01 March 12:13

Russian billionaire Alexander Lebedev is likely to pay a token £1 to take control of The Independent

Lib Dem MP instructs lawyers over phone hacking case
By New Statesman - 01 March 12:11

The Lib Dem MP Lembit Opik has instructed his lawyers to check if his mobile phone was hacked by Gle

Regional ABCs: Weekly sales continue to slide
By Patrick Smith - 26 February 12:35

The downturn in local newspaper readership shows no sign of slowing in the weekly market where just

Tennis player Robert Dee sues the Telegraph
By New Statesman - 26 February 12:18

Robert Dee has sued The Daily Telegraph for calling him the "the world's worst tennis pro".

INM and Lebedev inch closer to deal
By New Statesman - 26 February 12:17

The Independent News & Media (INI) and Alexander Lebedev are understood to have lodged a submission

Local Heroes 2010: Future of local news conference
By Dominic Ponsford - 26 February 12:15

Kingston University and Press Gazette have teamed up to host a unique one-day conference - Local Her

ABCe: Mail Online goes top as reporting method changes
By Oliver Luft - 26 February 12:12

Mail Online was the most popular national newspaper website in January with a daily average of 2,156

Government to close voicemail hacking loophole
By New Statesman - 25 February 16:41

The British government plans to close a loophole in the law that makes it legal to hack into voicema

MPs: "collective amnesia" at the NoW on phone hacking
By Oliver Luft - 25 February 14:05

A committee of MPs has criticised the "collective amnesia" of senior figures from the News of the Wo