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May 2011 News

NCTJ holds shorthand workshops to boost skills

The National Council for the Training of Journalists will run shorthand workshops to help people improve their skills ahead of taking exams. Its workshops will provide help with taking down selective notes, reporting quotes accurately and improving listening and selection

Now whose idea was that?

Editors are often accused of taking the credit for the efforts of their staff – but not Bristol Evening Post boss Mike Norton. After handing over the prize for Supplement of the Year at yesterday’s Regional Press Awards, presenter Nick

Shades of Channon as Geere scoops top prize

No question who was the happiest winner at yesterday’s Regional Press Awards ceremony in London – Essex Chronicle editor Alan Geere. In the lift beforehand, Geere was playing down his paper’s chances of success in the Weekly Newspaper of the