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May 2012 News

Keep Sunderland Echo as daily title, MPs urge

A group of MPs has urged regional publisher Johnston Press to retain the Sunderland Echo as a daily title, even though there are no current plans to take it weekly. Sunderland MPs Julie Elliott, Bridget Phillipson and Sharon Hodgson all

Teenager takes top prize in reporting competition

A teenage would-be journalist has taken the top prize in a human rights reporting competition for her article about prejudice against the Roma, Gypsy and Traveller communities. Alice Woodhouse, 17, from Warwick won the sixth form section of Amnesty International’s Young Human