MORNING STAR northern reporter Pete Lazenby’s 50 years in journalism have been recognised by his National Union of Journalists colleagues in Leeds, writes Adam Christie.
Pete, who was seven weeks shy of 40 years at the Yorkshire Evening Post (YEP) when he left...
Friday 14th Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
A REGIONAL newspaper publisher received a £300,000 grant from Welsh taxpayers to set up a news production centre in the country which it is now closing — despite guaranteeing jobs there until 2020.
Newsquest, which is owned by US conglomerate Gannett, received the cash from...
Saturday 11th Mar 2017
With so much of the Syrian coverage based on dubious facts, RAMZY BAROUD asks: ‘Has the war in Syria also destroyed journalism?’
Wednesday 14th Dec 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
POLITICIANS have attacked a decision by regional newspaper publisher Newsquest to make more staff redundant.
The axe will fall on Newsquest’s operations based at Sutton in south-west London, leaving just 18 journalists to cover the whole of south London and parts of Kent.
Friday 9th Sep 2016
Jack London is a neglected writer, says JOHN GREEN, but his radical journalism and novels make him an author who merits greater appreciation today
Tuesday 14th Jun 2016
posted by Morning Star in Arts
After 25 years on the NUJ executive, union stalwart ANITA HALPIN is retiring. Here she looks back on the fight over the years alongside three general secretaries who’ve all made their mark
Friday 15th Apr 2016
MARIA DUARTE recommends a film on the shackling of journalists who exposed George W Bush’s draft dodging before he became president
Friday 4th Mar 2016
JOURNALISTS called yesterday for the immediate release of two British reporters charged and held over terrorism allegations in Turkey.
Vice News reporter Jake Hanrahan and cameraman Philip Pendlebury are in pre-trial detention accused of assisting the self-proclaimed Islamic State...
Wednesday 2nd Sep 2015
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
Aside from the occasional tokenistic gesture, the old boys’ club remains in force in print and broadcast journalism, says Rabina Khan
Sunday 8th Mar 2015
Journalists at the liberal left paper claim that its cosy relationship with advertisers doesn’t compromise editorial freedom – but IAN SINCLAIR thinks otherwise
Wednesday 4th Mar 2015