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Govt to 'work closely' with press on data protection

The Government is set to work more closely with the regional press industry over data protection and press freedom. Home Secretary David Blunkett has promised “more effective consultation”. He told the Newspaper Society, the industry body for local newspapers: “I

Media audit could pave the way

The Government is working with the Newspaper Society and the Society of Editors to help make sure new legislation does not have an impact on press freedom. Newspaper Society director David Newell agreed a framework with the then Home Secretary

Weekly Newspaper Award winners announced

The Newbury Weekly News and Hunts Post took the top honours at the Newspaper Society Weekly Newspaper Awards last night. The Newbury Weekly News was crowned Paid-for Weekly Newspaper of the Year, judges hailing it as “a supreme example of

Echo is named regional newspaper of the year

The Lincolnshire Echo has been named Regional Newspaper of the Year, at the Newspaper Society’s Circulation, Editorial and Promotions Awards. The judges said it was “innovative on a quiet patch”, and its bold campaigning was praised for its intrepid efforts

Young writers are praised for their positive reporting

Young journalist Emily Andrews was the winner of the professional category at this year’s Prince’s Trust Local Reporting Awards. She penned an article in the Birmingham Evening Mail during Local Newspaper Week to show how the Trust helped someone to