News & Opinion

Times releases new films


News: Having launched ‘The Unquiet Film Series’ last month, The Times and Sunday Times' next two instalments of the collection, which aim to celebrate the historical and cultural impact of the newspapers, are now available.

TMG announces changes to digital sales team


News: Chris Ricketts is promoted to sales director of digital and Mike Buckley joins from Microsoft as digital commercial director.

Trinity Mirror reports first-half results


News: Simon Fox, Trinity Mirror CEO, says the group has made "good progress" in its first-half performance.

Gaby Hinsliff joins the Guardian


News: The former Observer political editor is to return to Guardian News and Media as a writer and columnist for the Guardian.

MailOnline's ad revenues up 49%


News: For the quarter ending 30 June 2014 the website has made £15 million in revenues, up £5 million on the same period last year.

Times' Commonwealth Games cover wrap


News: Following the Commonwealth Games' opening ceremony, The Times sports a souvenir reversible cover wrap.

Guardian launches WW1 interactive documentary


News: To mark the 100 year anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War, the Guardian explores the global impact of the conflict via an "immersive approach" to digital story-telling.

Telegraph extends Project Babb


News: Having surpassed traffic targets The Telegraph extends Project Babb post World Cup and announces record-breaking traffic growth for Telegraph Sport during the tournament.

Observer launches festival of ideas


News: Observer Ideas - a one-day festival bringing together people from the worlds of art, media, science and activism – will take place on the 12 October 2014.

The Independent Magazine fashion specials


News: A women's fashion special is to be published on 20 September, followed by a men's edition on the 18 October.

Walker Media wins World Cup final competition


Competition: A big well done to Walker Media who have accrued the highest average score in our final competition.

Looking forward by looking back


Blog: Neil Sharman looks at how newsbrands are creating anticipation by reflecting on sporting successes, shocks and sorrows.

ABC Online: World Cup helps send records tumbling


Data: The latest ABC online figures, for June 2014, show that the World Cup helped the majority of newsbrands to set new traffic records.

Trinity Mirror's national newsbrands merge newsrooms


News: The publisher unveils plans to introduce a single newsroom structure for its national newsbrands, centred on better serving a growing multi-platform audience.

ESI Media launches i100


News: The news and comment platform "empowers readers" by letting them "upvote" the articles they like from a list of 100.

Steve Auckland joins ESI Media


News: Currently managing director of Metro, Auckland will replace Andrew Mulllins as chief executive of ESI Media in October.

Andrea Harris to lead Mail's commercial partnerships


News: In her new role Harris is tasked with making sure the full spectrum of commercial opportunities at Mail Newspapers are easily accessible to advertisers, including promotional activity and editorial integration.

GNM appoints Sally Weale as education correspondent


News: Currently the Guardian's Saturday features editor, Weale will take up her new job in September.

Deluxe 'Watches' special supplement


News: On Tuesday 23 September a Deluxe Watches special will be available in the Evening Standard.

Mail partners with Guide Dogs


News: Mail Newspapers, MailOnline and Absolute Radio announce an integrated partnership with Guide Dogs for a six month campaign running until the end of 2014.

World Cup final competition: Update


News: With the final fast approaching here’s an update on how many of you are still in the running in our final competition – all will be revealed next week.

World Cup record breakers


News: As the most entertaining World Cup ever (fact) draws to a close we've put together a range of record breaking stats.

Daily Mail launches Savvy Shopper


News: A new four-page editorial supplement launches in the Daily Mail, highlighting deals for readers.

Enmity, amity & PATS: peace has broken out in newsbrands


Blog: The newspaper business took a major leap forward this month with the launch of a commercial transaction system designed to enable cross-platform sell, says Rufus Olins, chief executive of Newsworks.

Newspaper industry to review audience measurement


Press release: The national newspaper industry announces it is to appoint a strategy consultant as the next step to establishing a contemporary audience measurement system that reflects the way people now read newspapers across print, laptops, tablets and mobile.

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