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September 2012 News

Judges announced for NCTJ excellence awards

A panel of leading national and regional journalists has been unveiled to judge this year’s Awards for Excellence organised by the National Council for the Training of Journalists. The awards, now in their fifth year, are open to students and

A concert to miss?

Readers unaware that The Killers are an American rock band may have been somewhat confused by this front page juxtaposition from Tuesday’s Liverpool Echo.

Scottish weekly launches news and sport app

A weekly paper in Scotland has launched a free mobile app for news and sport. The Helensburgh Advertiser has created the new application, which is available on iPhone, Android, Windows and some Blackberries, and is claimed to be a first for

Geere hails ‘nibtastic’ weekly

This nib from the Brentwood Gazette’s site may look like a classic end-of-silly-season story but according to editor-in-chief Alan Geere it’s already gone viral along with an accompanying tale about a scarf lost on the town’s High Street. “It’s