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December 2011 News

Citizen journalism website celebrates two awards

A website devoted to citizen journalism has won two business awards. BlottR won the Innovative Business of the Year in the Startups Awards 2011 and has also  picked up the ‘most disruptive technology’ award at the Tech City UK Entrepreneurship Festival

NS to merge comms and marketing operations

The Newspaper Society is to merge its communications and marketing departments under the current comms director Lynne Anderson, it announced today. The move follows the decision by marketing director Robert Ray to leave the NS in January. Johnston Press chief

Movember money tops £7k at Archant

News teams from a regional newspaper publisher raised thousands of pounds when they took part in the ‘Movember’ fund-raising drive in aid of prostate cancer charities. The sports desk team at Archant Norfolk raised an impressive £1,075 and a further

Regional Press Awards to continue under SoE aegis

The Society of Editors has announced it is to stage the Regional Press Awards again next year following its successful revival of the event last May. Full details of the 2012 event will be announced in January but the date