NewsWed, 15 July 2020

Lords call for 'rebalancing of power' to sustain local news

An influential committee has called on the Government to support the local news media sector as the tech platforms leach advertising revenues away from the creators of public interest journalism. ...read more

France gives tax credits to news subscribers

French MPs have voted to grant a tax credit to anyone taking out a new subscription to a current affairs newspaper or magazine after the Government argued that the sector was “suffering enorm...read more

Reach unveils plans to transform the business - 550 jobs lost

Reach has today unveiled its plans to accelerate its customer value strategy - the plans will result in 550 lost jobs Here’s the announcement in full:  Reach plc, one of the UK's leadi...read more

Working with the new normal

The Editor’s Chair: Pandemic throws up fresh challenges for an industry experienced in change, writes Gary Cullum I’M back working in my office just off the village High Street, less...read more

Piers Morgan backs NCTJ virtual summer school

The NCTJ has launched an online summer school, designed to provide an introduction to journalism for beginners. Over the next two months, it will release a video masterclass each week via its YouT...read more

Inside This Month's PJ

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 internet...read 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 ...read 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 oth...read 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 ...read more

Newspaper printing for the future

Belgium’s Coldset Printing Partners has invested €35 million in its press and mailrooms – not just to be more cost-effective, but also more sustainable. PJ magazine’s CARYL H...read more

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