City AM to return to print in September after coronavirus pause

Standard and Indy auction for ‘Feed London Now’ as appeal hits a staggering £5.5m

Google announces first tranche of grants to local UK and world media

A broadcast editor has ‘a duty to deliver like never before’: Guest Blog by Rachel Corp

Roundup: Yorkshire Evening Post marks end of clap for carers; plus MailForce’s latest delivery

Covid-19 effect sees drop in DMGT profits

How Camden New Journal reporters have steered a community through the Covid crisis

Blog: support for journalism keeps journalists safe

RSF joins voices condemning government actions against some mainstream media

Society writes to Number 10 over Cummings statement

Scottish Newspaper Society director voices concerns over new law

SoE calls for business rates break for news media

Archant editors call for reader support to avoid ‘news desert’

Print sales decline not as feared for national newspapers amidst Covid-19 crisis

Reach #IAmOpen scheme gives presence to local businesses

New Vale Journal completes the jigsaw for news coverage in Salisbury patch

What’s happening to regional journalism: upcoming WIJ events

BBC says it has recaptured younger audience as it announces Annual Plan

News Corp Giving donates £100,000 to charities

Tech giants recalled to Parliament to provide more answers on Covid-19 disinformation

Success for papers' campaign as Colonel Tom knighted

Mirror organ donation campaign comes into law today

Emma Thompson joins Mail campaign to provide PPE

Host of names support campaign after threats of violence against journalists

£60k Emergency Fund for independent news publishers

New evidence reveals impact of Covid-19 on media sectors

News avoidance increases during pandemic

Radio stations join together to deliver the Mental Health Minute

Scottish government announces £3m boost for newspapers

Bloomberg ruling “provides rich and powerful with smokescreen”: SoE

Ten UK media organisations to benefit from Facebook Covid-19 support fund


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