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Honorary degree for former regional daily editor

A former Belfast Telegraph editor has been awarded an honorary degree recognising his services to journalism. Edmund Curran was given the honorary degree of Doctor of Letters (DLitt) by the University of Ulster on Tuesday after spending his whole career

Ex editor to be awarded honorary degreee

The former editor-in-chief of the Belfast Telegraph will be awarded an honorary degree by the University of Ulster. Ed Curran, who was awarded an OBE for services to journalism in 2006, will receive the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters (DLitt) in

Blair praise for work of PA after office blaze

Tony Blair has praised the role of The Press Association of Ireland after a fire destroyed the agency’s Belfast office last month. In a letter to Ireland editor Deric Henderson, the Prime Minister said he was shocked by the destruction.

Press hall fire fails to halt publication

A major fire forced the Belfast Telegraph to launch contingency plans when the press hall was knocked out of action before yesterday’s paper could be published. A spark from welding work is suspected to have caused the blaze, which was

Society's next president prepares for office

Jonathan Grun, editor of the Press Association, is set to succeed Liz Page as the Society of Editors president for 2002-3. Currently vice president, Jonathan will address the Society’s annual meeting in York next month, where members are due to

NVQ chance for journalists

A new national qualification for the newspaper industry is to be launched at the Society of Editors conference tomorrow. The collection of NVQ Level 4 qualifications will cover writing, sub-editing, graphics and press photography. The qualifications are based on performance

Jowell lined up as key speaker

Tessa Jowell, Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, is to address the Society of Editors’ annual conference later this month. She will speak at the final working session on October 23 after the society’s AGM. She is one