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July 2012 News

Regional daily appoints new advertisement director

A regional daily newspaper has announced the appointment of a new advertisement director. Richard Carey will join the Derby Telegraph Media Group on 17 September, marking a return to Northcliffe Media for the former advertisement director of the Leicester Mercury

NCTJ announces plans for photography seminar

The National Council for the Training of Journalists has announced plans to hold a photography seminar in September. It will take place at Press Association headquarters in London on 27 September and the event also aims to reunite photographers from

Senior official to leave journalists’ union

The National Union of Journalists’ assistant organiser for the North and Midlands is to leave his role, it was announced today. Lawrence Shaw, who is based in Stoke on Trent, will leave the union at the end of September. He

Slough of despond

The  reputation of Slough has never really recovered from its 1937 mauling by Sir John Betjeman, so this “£100 revamp” as reported by the Midweek Observer is unlikely to improve matters.