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HoldtheFrontPage publishes two regular columns – Dyson at Large and the Law Column.

Former regional daily editor Steve Dyson’s monthly Dyson at Large blog has established itself as a must-read throughout the local press industry. Don’t miss his updates which are published on the site on the penultimate Wednesday of every month.

The fortnightly Law Column is written by media law specialists Foot Anstey and is designed to encourage debate on all aspects of the law as it affects working journalists. It appears every other Tuesday.

Other guest blogs may also appear on this page from time to time.

Lighten up folks…..

Over the past couple of days this light-hearted tale about a journalism trainee faced with a dilemma over whether to take a job in his girlfriend’s home city or his own has become one of our most commented-on stories ever.

What to do on a slow news day

When I spotted the headline Journalist Quits Job Due to Slow News Day I have to confess I got rather excited. Had something like that occurred in the UK regional press it would certainly have been a top story for