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April 2012 News

Business and finance option added to NCTJ diploma

The National Council for the Training of Journalists is adding a new module to its journalism diploma covering specialist business and finance reporting. Training chiefs say the new specialist option in the diploma, which will be available from September 2012,

Where were you on Saturday night?

As young reporters we were always taught to scan the ad columns for good stories – but just what story lies behind this one from the Scunthorpe Telegraph is anyone’s guess.   It made us laugh, anyway!

Decision deferred on Northcliffe bid to buy freesheet

The Office of Fair Trading has delayed a ruling on whether regional publisher Northcliffe Media will be allowed to buy independent newspaper the Nottingham and Long Eaton Topper. Northcliffe bid for the Topper last year after closing down its own