‘Johnston Press: time not right to join David Montgomery regional venture’
Johnston Press has said it does not intend to join David Montgomery’s regional newspaper venture, Local World.
‘Fresh doubts over Mark Thompson’s job at New York Times over Savile scandal’
Further doubts have been expressed about whether former BBC director-general Mark Thompson is a suitable figure to take over as the new chief executive of the New York Times.
‘James Ashton: Contrasting stories in the fast-changing newspaper world’
“It is a measure of how far the world has turned that Viscount Rothermere is entertaining a deal with David Montgomery to ease his Daily Mail group out of local media”, says James Ashton of the Independent.
‘Brian Lehrer broadcasts through disaster, ‘providing comfort to people’’
Poynter discusses Brian Lehrer’s coverage of Hurricane Sandy.
‘News sites knocked out as NYC data center floods’
The Huffington Post and BuzzFeed, along with other news sites, have experienced outages and trouble publishing during Hurricane Sandy.