NewsFri, 20 July 2018

Newbury Weekly News launches news service on WhatsApp

The Berkshire-based Newbury Weekly News has launched a daily news service on WhatsApp and is also now publishing on Apple News. It’s a ground-breaking move from a family-owned independent more

Local Media Works Awards deadline looms

The deadline to enter the Local Media Works Awards is fast approaching with just one week remaining for media planners to enter the scheme, which is powered by JICREG. The awards challenge media more

News Media Association issues over 900 press cards in first half of 2018

The News Media Association has issued over 900 press cards to journalists, photographers and freelance newsgatherers in the first half of the year. The NMA is one of the 19 UK Press Card more

Shine School Media Awards 2018

In a day full of excitement and anticipation, the Shine School Media Awards have taken place at Stationers} Hall. Prizes were awarded to some outstanding secondary school pupils from around the more

News UK renews its distribution agreement with Smiths News

  Following a recently concluded competitive tender process, News UK ihas announced it has renewed its commercial partnership with Smiths News, part of Connect Group PLC. Smiths News will more

Inside This Month's PJ

Aberdeen Press and Journal: a golden oldie with a bright future

What does it take to become Regional Daily Newspaper of the Year? ALAN GEERE heads north to Aberdeen to meet Richard Neville, editor of the award-winning Aberdeen Press and Journal, to discover more

Thriving at the expense of Google

Google New Initiative’s Digital News Innovation Fund aims to help journalism thrive in the digital age with a €750 million commitment to kick-start and support innovation within the more

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

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