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New assistant editor at the Echo

Journalist has worked at newspapers in the UK and abroad and will now help strengthen North East title

I can see clearly now

Reporter “has his eyes fried” as he undergoes laser eye surgery

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Union pay campaign targets publisher’s annual conference

Gazette pressure sees controversial report go public

A controversial report into pollution at a beauty spot is being made available to the public for the first time, thanks to a vigorous campaign by the Shields Gazette. Earlier this month the newspaper published extracts from a leaked copy

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On the third anniversary of the murder of journalist Martin O’Hagan, the NUJ has expressed “grave concern” at the lack of progress in the police investigation. NUJ president Jim Corrigall has urged the police service of Northern Ireland to guarantee

Staff celebrate as nationals follow Gazette's lead

Shields Gazette staff are celebrating after leading the way for the UK nationals no less than three times in one week. The local South Tyneside daily was first with major exclusives which were then followed up by national newspapers, radio

Bridge protester's 180ft call to Gazette

The Shields Gazette got the inside story on a man who had climbed to the top of the Tyne Bridge, after he called the newsdesk to tell his tale during a four-and-half-hour protest. Staff were shocked to receive the unusual

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Conservative Party co-chairman Lord Maurice Saatchi was the guest at a Newspaper Society presidential lunch for regional publishers and editors.He was the co-founder of Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising in 1970 and is now a partner in M&C Saatchi. He was

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Belfast Telegraph journalist Mary Fitzgerald has won a fellowship which will take her to the Washington Post for three months this summer.Mary, who has been at the Telegraph almost three years after completing a postgraduate journalism course at the University

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Archant Norfolk is opening a new city centre office in Norwich.Most of the staff from the company’s main reception at Prospect House will move to the new unit, part of the city’s Forum complex. The Gloucestershire Echo has scored a

Journalism examiner steps down

Bill Wood, the chief examiner for journalism training organisation the NCTJ, has stepped down from the key role. He worked full time at the National Council for the Training of Journalists for 17 years until 1992 and for many years

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The Scotsman has celebrated the publication of its 50,000th edition.The paper launched in 1817 at 10p per copy – a price that would be the equivalent of £2 today. Steam enthusiasts took to the rails in memory of Bristol Evening

More press trips to the Gulf are announced

More regional press journalists will travel to the Gulf as part of the Regional Press Corps, a facility organised by The Newspaper Society. The trips are being organised for the run-up to Christmas, to give the UK regional press the