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.

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

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