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Northern Ireland awards announced

Chris Thornton, political correspondent of the Belfast Telegraph, was named Journalist of the Year and Daily News Journalist of the Year at the annual Northern Ireland Press and Broadcast Awards. In a night of success for the Telegraph, the newspaper

Press Gazette award winners

Winners of the Press Gazette Regional Press Awards have received their prizes from former Coventry Evening Telegraph journalist Dermot Murnaghan – who now presents ITV’s nightly news. The top prize of Newspaper of the Year, sponsored by National Savings, was

News in brief

The ‘golden era’ of newspapers in Northern Ireland is to be remembered by comedian Frank Carson for the BBC’s Bits of Belfast TV series.He’ll meet up with News Letter columnist Mervyn Pauley to remember the days when four newspapers –

Death of former editor Ted

Former Irish News editor Edward Gallagher has died. He was 89. Also known as Ted, he edited the paper during the early 1980s. His career at the Irish News began in 1929, when, aged 16, he got a job as

Mastheads replaced in the north

The Irish News and Belfast Newsletter have both run special mastheads to drum up support for the city’s bid to be declared European city of culture in 2008. Both papers have shown the logo being beamed onto the local ship-building

Mastheads replaced in the north

The Irish News and Belfast Newsletter have both run special mastheads to drum up support for the city’s bid to be declared European city of culture in 2008. Both papers have shown the logo being beamed onto the local ship-building

News in brief

The Irish News is inviting readers to suggest the new emblem for the newly-named Police Service of Northern Ireland.It ran the feature after being approached by the policing board to help out and members of a police working committee will

Life IS local ABC figures show

For the third consecutive year more than half of all regional newspaper titles have sold more copies, with 61% of weekly titles enjoying a year-on-year increase. Newspaper Society marketing director, Chris Stanley, said: “As media choice continues to grow and

BT UK Regional Press and Broadcast Awards 2000

Newcomer of the Year: Judith Moritz, BBC Look East The runner-up was:Derek Lambie (now Scottish Express), for Newsflash Press Agency The other nominations were:Krissy Lloyd, Basingstoke GazetteTania Branigan, Manchester Evening NewsJonathan Gibson, Carlton Westcountry TVBryn Jones, Daily PostChris Bucktin, Hull