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Welcome to our main news index. Here you will find all the news stories that have appeared on the site since our launch in February 2000.

If you want to look up a story from a certain month you can use our Journalism News Archive which lists stories by date and also according to which channel or category they appeared in (eg law, campaigns, awards.)

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Mastheads replaced in the north

The Irish News and Belfast Newsletter have both run special mastheads to drum up support for the city’s bid to be declared European city of culture in 2008. Both papers have shown the logo being beamed onto the local ship-building

New roles for Ken and Heather

The managing director of Hull Daily Mail Publications is relinquishing his post for a new role with its parent company Northcliffe Newspapers. Ken Thompson has been appointed group personnel resources director at the newspaper group he has worked at for

News in brief

The Fourth National Newsplan Conference will take place on Tuesday April 9 at the British Library. The Newsplan 2000 Project was formed to take forward the Heritage Lottery Fund award of £5m for microfilming fragile and unique local newspapers from

Post uncovers legal loophole

An investigation by the Bristol Evening Post has shown how a loophole in the law could be encouraging criminals to steal mobile phones. An Evening Post reporter visited a local shop with a stolen phone and was able to get

Journalists' mountain task

Journalists at the Huddersfield Daily Examiner are planning a rock climbing expedition to raise money for a children’s charity. Reporters Rosey Hamilton and Jenny Parkin, sub-editor John Avison and Graham Brown, who works in editorial production, plan to tackle all

What readers really want

Newspapers across the Newsquest group are conducting surveys of their readers to find out how best to tailor the product to their tastes. The survey, running at 21 Newsquest centres nationwide, is a follow on from last year’s Generation X

Tackling a weighty issue

The South Wales Evening Post is focusing on the health of children with a series of news stories and features. The paper is examining major issues concerning children’s health, such as dental care, eating habits and exercise. It is seeking

Still enjoying the job, 40 years on

Hugh Worsnip has spent 40 years as a reporter for the Gloucester Citizen. Hugh as he is today He joined the paper as a trainee reporter and since then he has enjoyed what he describes as “the best job in

Intimate fax goes astray

An intimate fax that arrived in the newsroom at Medway Today caused more than a few titters. The fax – definitely a contender for letter of the week – was addressed to “John the Masked Man” from “Jane” (names changed

Death of former Star journalist

Former Sheffield Star journalist Julia Sharp has died after a two-year battle with breast cancer. Originally from Newcastle, Julia started her career on the Doncaster Evening Post after graduating in 1978 with an English Literature degree. In 1981 she moved

Alternative therapy for volunteer hacks

Society is constantly putting us under stress – even us laid-back journalists! People who want to unwind have turned to aromatherapy or reflexology – but now holistic and alternative therapies are taking centre-stage. News editor Juliet Auty and reporter Katharine

NCTJ could pull out of SE college

The National Council for the Training of Journalists could withdraw accreditation from South East Essex College of Art and Technology’s pre-entry course at the end of the current academic year. A decision has been taken by staff at the Harlow-based

Refugees hand themselves in at newspaper office

Two Iraqi refugees gave themselves up to police at the head office of the Kent Messenger Group. The pair, who said they had paid $7,000 each to be brought to England from Turkey by lorry, arrived at Messenger House in

Media group will change its name

Shareholders at Ecng have backed the board’s bid to change the name of the company to Archant. Ecng’s daily titles are the East Anglian Daily Times, Eastern Daily Press, Evening News (Norwich) and the Evening Star (Ipswich). Among the 60-plus

Writer suffers iron bar attack

A community correspondent from the South Wales Evening Post was attacked by a gang with an iron bar – the day after recording a Kilroy TV programme about teenage crime in Swansea. It was pure coincidence as the programme had

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