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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.

Sir Harold Evans, once named the greatest newspaper editor of all time, has died aged 92.

Yorkshire Live

Reach PLC’s Yorkshire Live is launching a new ‘public awareness team’ and dedicated sports app.


Publishing company By Gamers For Gamers has moved its 20 staff to Use Space in central Manchester and plans to triple its headcount over the next 12 months.


BBC broadcaster Jeremy Vine has said he is bewildered by the decision to close Durham University’s student newspaper Palatinate “to save just four grand”.

Sheffield Hallam

Twenty-two postgraduate journalism students from Sheffield Hallam University have been awarded £500 each for the “distress and inconvenience” caused by changes to their course following lockdown.

Sheffield Star

JPI Media has launched ‘digital season pass’ sport packages for four of its websites – the Yorkshire Evening Post, Sunderland Echo, Portsmouth daily The News and Sheffield daily The Star.

One of the most recognisable and respected journalists in the North West, David Charters, has died suddenly aged 72.


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