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Press heavyweights at awards ceremony

Senior figures from the regional press were due to join Prince Charles at the first annual Prince’s Trust Local Reporting Award ceremony today. Newspaper Society president Alec Davidson, of Northcliffe Newspapers, was at St James’ Palace with Philip Graf from

Bursary created to "reflect ethnic mix"

A scheme to open up a new route into newspapers for ethnic minority journalists is being launched by Trinity Mirror. Two trainees every year will have the chance to train on a prestigious 16-week foundation course in Newcastle. They will

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Industry body welcomes BBC move

The Newspaper Society has welcomed the Government’s announcement that the BBC has been asked to review and redefine the purposes and aims of its online services, following an independent review by Philip Graf. This week saw the culmination of the

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Journalist and PR expert Helen Sanderson has been appointed public relations manager at the Manchester Evening News.She has spent the past five years in PR and originally trained as a broadcast journalist, working for CBS in America after graduating from

Newspaper ad revenues 'hit by BBC', says industry body

The BBC’s online activities are threatening the profitability of regional newspapers, says the Newspaper Society. The society has told a review of BBC Online that it is concerned that public money is being used by the BBC to create “electronic

Local press voices fears over BBC's web work

The regional press has moved to protect its position in the face of increased competition from the BBC’s regional websites. An official review of the services provided by BBC Online is being conducted by former Trinity Mirror chief executive Philip

Veteran journalists rewarded in Queen's birthday honours

Mervyn Dane, a former editor of The Impartial Reporter, has received an MBE in the Queen’s birthday honours. The 74-year-old, who retired in 1994 after almost 50 years at the newspaper, received the award for his services to journalism. Mervyn