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January 2012 News

Two local newspaper companies re-launch websites

A number of regional newspapers are to re-launch their websites after buying content management systems from Iliffe News and Media. Scottish Provincial Press has moved all 15 of its newspaper sites, including the Inverness Courier, on to the Iliffe-owned Portal Constructor content

Newspapers can enter newly launched awards

Regional newspapers can enter a newly launched set of awards which aim to highlight how people within the industry are solving questions such as how to charge for content. The British Media Awards are being hosted by The Media Briefing

Paper forgets its address as subbing curse strikes

If sod’s law dictates that stories about media gaffes invariably contain mistakes, then maybe it’s also the case that stories about subbing invariably contain subbing errors. Certainly that was the experience of the Grimsby Telegraph when it published a story

Weekly makes former street child’s dream reality

A weekly newspaper helped make a former street child’s dream come true after calling on readers to donate a saxophone to him. The Westmorland Gazette asked if any readers had an instrument they no longer used and urged then to gift it to Ukrainian teenager