NewsSat, 23 June 2018

Ofcom: Newspapers play vital role in democratic societ

In its advice to the Secretary of State on Reach's acquisition of Northern & Shell publications, Ofcom has noted that newspapers play a “particularly important role in a democratic societ...read more

Major step forward in push for the right of publishers

Discussions are continuing at European level over proposals for the introduction of an exclusive right in copyright law for press publishers. On Wednesday the Legal Affairs Committee (JURI) of the...read more

Hospital scandal report praises media for uncovering truth

The role of the media in uncovering the truth and acting as a “channel and champion” for those affected by the tragedy has been highlighted in a review into patient deaths at Gosport Wa...read more

David Dinsmore: Newsbrand content has never been more popular

Speaking at the launch of the seventh annual Digital News Report by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, David Dinsmore highlighted the agenda-setting role of newbrands and called for...read more

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 publ...read 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 Ca...read 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 ser...read 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 voice...read 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 T...read 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 produc...read more

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