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May 2011 News

Complaint over gay journalist’s undercover report

An article investigating a Christian organisation’s claims to be able to ‘pray away the gay’ has resulted in a complaint to the Press Complaints Commission. Gay journalist Patrick Strudwick ‘s undercover report ‘The ex-gay files: The bizarre world of gay-to-straight conversion’, published

Publisher begins roll-out of new-look websites

A regional newspaper publisher has begun the roll-out of a series of new-look websites. Northcliffe Digital has been rebuilding its thisis network of newspaper compansion sites on the same technical platform that powers the Local People network of community sites.

Society president to address regional media lunch

Newspaper Society president Georgina Harvey is to speak about the future of the industry at a lunch being held in Manchester next month. More than 100 delegates from the local media and other creative industries are expected to attend the

Government to launch ad campaign in local press

A government deprtament is to launch an ad campaign in local newspapers next week to clarify changes to student financing. From Monday,  the Department for Business Innovation and Skills will run in more than 200 weekly and daily local media