The British Journalism Awards 2012: Finalists revealed


Media monitor, November 2: More than 200 entries have been received for the first Press Gazette British Journalism Awards, and today Press Gazette can exclusively reveal the awards finalists Read more »

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Is superfast 4G phone network all superhype?

Media monitor, November 1: Less than 24 hours after the 4G wireless service became available, questions were being asked about its claims to be 5 times faster than the current 3G network Read more »

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Johnston Press: time not right to join David Montgomery regional venture

Media monitor, October 31: Johnston Press has said it does not intend to join David Montgomery’s regional newspaper venture, Local World Read more »

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Obama has narrow edge in swing state papers

Media monitor, October 30: In a rundown of presidential endorsements from the largest swing state newspapers, Obama has a narrow lead ahead of Republican candidate Mitt Romney Read more »

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Joint venture in ‘advanced talks’ to buy Northcliffe Media

Media monitor, October 29: The parent company of regional newspaper company Iliffe News and Media is in talks to buy Northcliffe Media in a move that would see the two publishers merged Read more »

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Jimmy Savile: police heard seven sexual assault complaints before he died

Media monitor, October 26: At least seven alleged victims of Jimmy Savile made complaints of sexual assault against him to police while he was still alive Read more »

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Savile fallout: former BBC chief ‘expects to be grilled’ for New York Times post

Media monitor, October 25: Mark Thompson, the incoming chief executive of the New York Times, said it was ‘completely correct’ that the newspaper must consider if he is an appropriate person to take on the job Read more »

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Mark Thompson in spotlight at New York Times over Savile scandal

Media monitor, October 24: Mark Thompson, new chief executive of the New York Times, is being asked what he knew about the Jimmy Savile scandal when he was director general of the BBC Read more »

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Newsnight editor made ‘inaccurate’ statements about Jimmy Savile scandal

Media monitor, October 23: The editor of Newsnight, Peter Rippon, who ‘stepped aside’ on Monday, could be forced to appear before MPs Read more »

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Whittingdale: Jimmy Savile cover-up claims are ‘damaging’ for BBC

Media monitor, October 22: John Whittingdale, the chair of the committee of MPs has said that claims the BBC has covered up the Jimmy Savile scandal is “damaging” its reputation Read more »

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