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Her Majesty the Queen: Having trusted, reliable sources of information is vital

HER Majesty the Queen has spoken of the importance of having trusted and reliable sources of information in a message of support for this week’s 2020 Journalism Matters camapign. “The Covid-19 pandemic has once again demonstrated what an important public service the established news media provides, both nationally and regionally. As our world has changed [...]

By |2020-10-05T01:40:03+01:00October 5th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Her Majesty the Queen: Having trusted, reliable sources of information is vital

Henry Faure Walker: Trusted journalism is a crucial part of our response to the Coronavirus crisis

News Media Association chairman Henry Faure Walker writes an open editorial for the association’s Journalism Matters campaign which runs this week “This year has been one of the most disruptive and uncertain in living memory. The coronavirus has swept the globe leaving a trail of misery and hardship in its wake. Governments have been grappling [...]

By |2020-10-05T01:12:17+01:00October 5th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Henry Faure Walker: Trusted journalism is a crucial part of our response to the Coronavirus crisis

Impartial Reporter scoops top Amnesty Media Award for historical sex abuse investigation

THE Impartial Reporter scooped The Regional Media Award at the prestigious Amnesty International UK Media Awards 2020 for its outstanding investigation into historical sexual abuse. Rodney Edwards’ (pictured left) investigation into historical child sexual abuse in Fermanagh, for Newsquest title The Impartial Reporter, collected the organisation’s human rights award for Regional Media. The Impartial Reporter investigation, [...]

By |2020-10-02T18:00:25+01:00October 2nd, 2020|News|Comments Off on Impartial Reporter scoops top Amnesty Media Award for historical sex abuse investigation

NMA’s David Newell to retire in summer 2021

David Newell, chief executive of the News Media Association, has announced that he will be retiring from the NMA next summer. He said: “Earlier this year, I announced to the NMA Board that I planned to step down as NMA CEO and retire from the NMA in June 2021. This will enable plans to begin [...]

By |2020-09-10T16:16:56+01:00September 10th, 2020|News|Comments Off on NMA’s David Newell to retire in summer 2021

Quality under control at Harmsworth Quays

WENDY THATCHER, product manager ay Harmsworth Quays Printing Thurrock, gives PJ an insight into her work looking after the print quality for dmg media newspaper titles. Read her 10pt Talking Point in this month’s PJ magazine.

By |2020-08-07T16:36:22+01:00August 7th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Quality under control at Harmsworth Quays

UK news media industry has tech giants in sights

THE EDITOR’S CHAIR: The ‘snail’s pace’ of action to restore balance to the digital ecosystem is a massive threat to publishers, warns Gary Cullum WE have been talking for far too long about the need to call the big tech giants to account. The online giants have prospered hugely at the expense of all other [...]

By |2020-08-07T16:30:00+01:00August 7th, 2020|News|Comments Off on UK news media industry has tech giants in sights

Charlotte Dewar named IPSO chief executive

The Independent Press Standards Organisation has announced Charlotte Dewar (pictured) as its new chief executive. Dewar was previously the director of operations at IPSO for five years and has been acting chief executive since Matt Tee’s departure in February. She said: “I’m delighted to be appointed as chief executive. Well-regulated, accountable journalism is more important than [...]

By |2020-08-07T16:20:20+01:00August 7th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Charlotte Dewar named IPSO chief executive

Ofcom CEO: Newspaper Industry ‘a bulwark against discrimination’

In a DCMS Select Committee evidence session, the chief executive of Ofcom, Dame Melanie Dawes spoke about the importance of quality journalism and its funding in an era marked by disinformation. She said: "Freedom of speech is important, and these boundaries between misinformation and disinformation are not always easy to strike. What our research shows [...]

By |2020-08-07T16:13:57+01:00August 7th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Ofcom CEO: Newspaper Industry ‘a bulwark against discrimination’

Stratford Herald saved out of administration by Edward Iliffe, Peter and Rory Fowler

The future of the historic Stratford Herald has been secured after it was bought out of administration by a new company headed by press owners Edward Iliffe and Peter and Rory Fowler. The 160-year-old title was placed into administration in early May. It has now been purchased by a new joint venture company, Stratford News [...]

By |2020-07-20T16:35:15+01:00July 20th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Stratford Herald saved out of administration by Edward Iliffe, Peter and Rory Fowler

Historic Stratford Herald saved out of administration by Edward Iliffe and Peter Fowler

The future of the historic Stratford Herald has been secured after it was bought out of administration by a new company headed by press owners Edward Iliffe and Peter and Rory Fowler. The 160-year-old title was placed into administration in early May. It has now been purchased by a new joint venture company, Stratford News [...]

By |2020-07-20T16:35:15+01:00July 20th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Historic Stratford Herald saved out of administration by Edward Iliffe and Peter Fowler
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