NewsFri, 25 September 2020

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 more

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 more

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 more

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. more

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 more

Inside This Month's PJ

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 more

The million ad file man

The Adfast advertising artwork delivery system reached its landmark 20 year milestone this summer. The News Media’ Association’s Rob Fogwill, the man behind the ground-breaking more

The newsawards winners that beat virus lockdown

The judging of the majority of newsawards 2020 categories failed to beat the Covid-19 lockdown in March, but a number of digital and business categories made the cut, as did the two Printer of the more

And in other news...

Harry, Meghan and Egypt’s assault on journalists continue to make headlines, despite the long shadow cast across the globe by Covid-19. PJ’s ALAN GEERE has been keeping tabs on the more

News veteran who's 'perfect for the job'

In this month’s 10pt Talking Point, Society of Editors executive director Ian Murray - a news industry veteran of 40 years and avid amateur historian – gives PJ readers an insight into more

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