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Five minutes to midnight: End in sight for regional papers?

Five minutes to midnight: End in sight for regional papers?

As the stripped down Post prepares to shed more than a third of its staff this week in the latest round of redundancies, is the death knell sounding for regional daily newspapers? Chris Oakley, former editor of the Liverpool Echo and owner of the Birmingham Post and Mail and then the Yorkshire Post, certainly thinks […]

BBC cuts will savage department which exposed Bristol heart babies scandal

BBC cuts will savage department which exposed Bristol heart babies scandal

INSIDE Out West, the weekly current affairs show covering Bristol and the West of England, is the worst affected of the region’s BBC departments threatened in a wave of cutbacks at the corporation.

NUJ condemns "outrageous" reader poll on which presenter should lose job

NUJ condemns “outrageous” reader poll on which presenter should lose job

THE Bristol branch of the National Union of Journalists has condemned as “outrageous” a reader poll by the Bristol Evening Post which asks readers to vote on which of two TV weather presenters should lose their job in BBC cutbacks.

Bristol Evening Post targeted by vandals

Bristol Evening Post targeted by vandals

Police are investigating if the attack is linked to the Evening Post’s extensive coverage of the Bristol disturbances.

Appeal for donations from the Campaign for Press & Broadcasting Freedom

Appeal for donations from the Campaign for Press & Broadcasting Freedom

VICTORY in the battle over standards of reporting and ethics in the UK’s media may at last be in sight following widespread public anger over the phone hacking scandal allegedly operated by titles in Rupert Murdoch’s News International empire, the Campaign for Press & Broadcasting Freedom heard (writes Chris Youett). The Campaign’s annual meeting on […]