Mercury rising in Caledonia

The Caledonian Mercury is the UK’s most editorially ambitious online-only newspaper. Launched in January 2010 it…

Council paper clamp-down announced

Local authorities will be prevented from producing more than four newspapers a year, and ‘propaganda papers’…

Government details plans for local TV

Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt is to take another step in realising the government’s vision of a…

Hyperlocals influence housing policy

There are signs that the new wave of hyperlocals springing up across the country are having…

Happy is the content farm hand

This interview with US writer Will Stape, on the BBC College of Journalism site, suggests that that the pay-per-click…

Downie – journalism’s future hangs in the balance

“The challenge I see is to turn this tumultuous moment of transformation into a beneficial reconstruction…

Brum freebies days ‘could be numbered’

According to The Press Gazette, the Birmingham Free Press’ days could be numbered.   Owner Chris Bullivant…

Washington Post’s ex editor reflects on new digital age

An interesting discussion on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme between Len Downie, the former editor of…

Net to loose free-to-view Screws

News International continues to be tight-lipped about the numbers who have signed up to The Times…

Will the coalition government save quality journalism?

It’s nearly party (conference) time, so over the next few weeks NMJ will be focusing on…