News & Opinion

The Sun holds Jeans for Genes Day auction


News: Celebrities, including Robbie Williams, James Corden and Ellie Goulding, donate their jeans to The Sun's auction to raise money for Jeans for Genes.

Yahoo's Pierce North joins Trinity Mirror


News: In November North will take up the new role of digital strategy director.

Scottish referendum - front pages


News: A number of paper's print 6am editions to cover the results of the Scottish referendum.

ABC Online: Records for both ESI titles


Data: The latest ABC online figures, for August 2014, show that all newsbrands enjoyed year on year growth, with both the Evening Standard and Independent setting traffic records.

News UK to open native ad division


News: Internally known as the Creative Content Unit, the bespoke native advertising unit will sit within News UK's commercial team.

Evening Standard launches Fashion & Beauty section


News: The launch of the new digital section, which is designed to appeal to the more "style conscious" reader, coincides with London Fashion Week.

Shift North: A round-up


Review: Newsworks hosts its first Manchester conference, Shift North, with speakers including Jason Seiken, David Walsh and a political panel chaired by Sarah Baxter.

A view from the floor: Shift North


Blog: Rob Nicol, managing partner at PHD Manchester, reviews Newsworks' Shift North conference, held in Manchester.

GNM launch new 'Own the Weekend' spot


News: The Guardian and Observer launch part two of their ‘Own the Weekend’ campaign with a 90 second spot charting the weekend from start to finish.

Style attracts £1m worth of ads for LFW


News: Ahead of London Fashion Week, The Sunday Times' Style magazine is set to publish its biggest ever issue on Sunday 14 September with 172 pages and over £1 million worth of ad revenues.

Revamp for Guardian and new 'Journal' section


News: The Guardian newspaper will showcase a new look from Saturday 13 September, with a redesigned Weekend magazine, brand new 'Journal' section, and a generally refreshed look and feel.

TMG launch new 'Living' section


News: From 16 November The Sunday Telegraph will include a new Living section, sporting an expanded TV guide showcasing digital content, as well as incorporating existing online lifestyle, property and gardening stories.

What newsbrands mean to me


Blog: Milda Norkute, research executive at Newsworks, on the role and history of Lithuanian newsbrands in comparison to the UK.

GNM launches Guardian Membership


News: Guardian Membership aims to bring readers closer to the Guardian’s journalism and encourage the open exchange of information, ideas and opinions.

What TouchPoints tells us about newsbrands


News: Newsworks and the IPA present a picture of how newsbrands are really consumed in today's digital landscape, with help from The Sun, The Telegraph and The Guardian.

TMG's Festival of Business announces keynote speakers


News: Sir Martin Sorrell, chief executive of WPP and Nigel Wilson, chief executive of Legal & General Group, join the line-up of speakers at the event on 11 November.

GNM hires Natalie Nougayrède


News: From the 1 October Nougayrède will be part of the Guardian's senior editorial team as columnist, lead writer and foreign affairs commentator.

New appointments at ESI Media


News: James White becomes head of trading and is replaced as head of newspapers by Oliver Wheatley, currently group head and brand manager at the Evening Standard.

Guardian hires head of documentaries


News: Charlie Phillips, deputy director of Sheffield Doc/Fest, is to take up the newly created role next month.

The Sun partners with Save the Children


News: With the aim of improving children's literacy, The Sun has teamed up with popular authors and entertainers to introduce a weekly feature encouraging parents to read with their children.

Paddy Power's campaign takes over Metro


News: All the adverts in this morning's edition of Metro are dedicated to Paddy Power's Rainbow Laces initiative which aims to tackle homophobia in football.

Majority of UK retail traffic is now mobile


Data: The latest IMRG Capgemini Quarterly Benchmarking Report shows that mobile devices now account for more than half of visits to retail sites in the UK.

Evening Standard launches luxury property section


News: Sitting within the Home & Property channel, the new section is dedicated to luxury property, design and lifestyle.

GNM hires Google executive for West Coast expansion


News: David Gehring takes up the new role of vice president of partnerships, responsible for deepening the global media brand’s relationships with technology companies based in Silicon Valley and beyond.

Observer raises cover price


News: From the 14 September the price of The Observer will increase by 20p to £2.90.

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Shift 2013 was the first-ever Newsworks conference, highlighting how newspapers are effective and influential platforms in the multiplatform age.

16 April 2013  - The British Library, London