News & Opinion

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


News: 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


News: 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.

Telegraph expands football mobile site


News: Following the success of Project Babb, a mobile site set up specifically for the World Cup, The Telegraph aims to broaden it's focus to encompass football in general.

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.

David Pemsel: "India is probably the next launch"


News: Deputy chief executive of Guardian News and Media says that India is most likely to be the next place the newsbrand expands into as "it's somewhere the Guardian has relevancy".

Print packs a punch


Blog: Newsworks' communications executive, Jessie Sampson, writes for INMA about the ability of newspaper ads to make readers stop, think and act.

1.4% growth predicted for newsbrands in 2015


News: Total UK advertising expenditure increased by 5% in Q1 2014 to reach £4.44 million ahead of the 4.5% growth predicted in April, according to the latest AA/Warc Expenditure Report.

Guardian increases digital revenue by 24%


News: The latest financial report for Guardian News & Media (GNM) reveals that, for the year ending in March 2014, digital revenue rose to £69.5 million.

GNM appoint Jane Martinson head of media


News: Currently the women's editor of the Guardian, Martinson will take up her new role in September and will oversee all of the Guardian's coverage of the media industry.

ESI Media opens commercial content unit


News: Parent company of The Independent, i and Evening Standard has launched the new division to create bespoke content solutions for it's commercial partners, as well as to develop existing content.

Tour de France in the papers


News: Cavendish's race may be over but the Tour de France is speeding onwards - take a look at the cover wraps, pull outs and ads which are marking the occasion in the newspapers.

Alberto Nardelli to join the Guardian


News: The co-founder and CEO of Tweetminster is to join the paper in September as data editor.

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