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News International exec to become JP commercial boss

Regional publisher Johnston Press has poached a senior News International executive as its new commercial marketing director. Neil Jones is joining JP chief executive Ashley Highfield’s senior team from his current role as commercial strategy director at NI. In the

Advert fails to bow-el them over

This box advert can be seen in the slot next to the masthead in the current edition of the Gloucestershire Gazette, but the ‘taster session’ doesn’t seem very appetising to us…

Subscriptions set to rise, NUJ warns members

Leaders of the National Union of Journalists have warned members that subscriptions will have rise to address a financial crisis facing the union. Last week it emerged that the union needs to cut costs by £400,000, equivalent to the loss

Fire arrests prompt third late special for Midlands daily

The Derby Telegraph printed its third special edition in the space of a month today as two people were arrested over a fatal house fire in the city that killed six children. A 55-year-old man and a 31-year-old woman –