NewsSun, 17 June 2018

Shortlist announced for Paul Foot Award 2018

The Guardian, The Observer, The Times and The Sunday Post have been shortlisted for the 2018 Paul Foot Award, selected from a record number of entries from digital media, national and regional more

World press calls on Facebook to immediately exempt news content from its political ads policy

WAN-IFRA with six media organisations and their affiliates representing over 20,000 media publishers and professionals in over 120 countries around the world have come together to express concern more

Geordie Greig will take over as new editor of the Daily Mail

Geordie Greig will be the new editor of the Daily Mail, it was announced last night. Currently the editor of the Mail on Sunday, Mr Greig will take over when Paul Dacre steps aside from editing more

Paul Dacre to step down as editor of the Daily Mail in November after 26 years

Paul Dacre is stepping down as editor of the Daily Mail newspaper after 26 years in the role. In a statement, Mr Dacre said he had decided to "step back from the responsibilities of day-to-day more

Golden Pen of Freedom awarded to Maria Ressa of the Philippines

The Golden Pen of Freedom, the annual press freedom award of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), has been awarded to Maria Ressa, co-founder, CEO and executive more

Inside This Month's PJ

Reach Data Unit: every headline tells a data-driven story

  Reach’s Data Unit won the Interational Printed Innovation of the Year title at newsawards 2018 for its brilliant, page-ready dataset news stories. PJ’s chief feature writer more

Local papers shine during news week

Local newspapers across the UK opened up their newsrooms to show readers exactly how trusted local journalism is produced as part of Local Newspaper Week’s TrustedNewsDay. They launched a more

Industry urged to get ready for voice-activated news

"Hey, Alexa, what's the news today?" The news industry has been hit from all sides with new forms of digital delivery and now, according to a leading media futurologist, it must get ready for more

Emma Mann: Young Achiever of the Year

Emma Mann, 26, media sales consultant for print innovation at Isle of Man Newspapers, was named as the UPM sponsored Young Achiever of the Year at newsawards 2018. She features in PJ’s 10pt more

Barnsley Chronicle is here to stay

The Barnsley Chronicle and its Yorkshire Web print plant has introduced a number of innovations over the years. CARYL HOLLAND visits the company to talk to chairman Sir Nicholas Hewitt and more

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