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The Telegraph Media Group is to bring its sub-editing work back in-house, just three and a half years after outsourcing it to PA in East Yorkshire.

Manchester-based KOMI group - formerly It’s Gone Viral - has hit £1million in turnover and is aiming to double that figure over the next 12 months.

Newcastle legend Alan Shearer has joined The Athletic as a columnist, weeks after the sports subscription website chalked up its millionth subscriber.

Liverpool Echo Editor-in-Chief Alastair Machray has received an MBE for services to local journalism in the Queen’s Birthday honours.

Newsquest has appointed a new editor for Lancashire and Greater Manchester, following Karl Holbrook’s move to The Northern Echo.

APS Group in Cheshire is helping to launch Crown Commercial Service’s new Print Marketplace.

Reach has paid out £15.5m to exit a joint venture to turn the former home of the Liverpool Echo into a hotel and retail development.

Logically

Brighouse-based Logically, which uses artificial intelligence to tackle misinformation and restore trust in the news, has announced the appointment of a new Chief Commercial and Operations Officer and a Global Director of Communications and Public Policy.

Jim Mullen

Reach PLC, owner of the Manchester Evening News and Liverpool Echo, has said it is performing “materially ahead of market expectations” after reporting a 57% drop in pre-tax profit to £25.2m for the six months to June 28th.

Cumbrian weekly the Cumberland & Westmorland Herald, which was rescued from administration in February 2020, is back in profit.

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