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Reach is planning to close newsrooms as it makes home-working a permanent feature for some staff.

Chris Bye, who edited the Yorkshire Evening Post for over 10 years has died, aged 69, from cancer.

Ian Murray, the Executive Director of the Society of Editors has stepped down, following a row over its reaction to comments about racism in the media.

Seven pages of the daily were set aside for commemorative photos of those who have died in Greater Manchester of COVID-19.

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British Bermuda-born entrepreneur follows launch of online lifestyle website with new publication.


Former Manchester Evening News business editor Shelina Begum has joined as North West editor.

Texere Publishing, which also has an office in New York, grew revenue in the US by over 17% and globally by 11% during 2020.

While the pandemic has helped to boost online readerships to record highs, lockdowns appear to have hastened the demise of newspapers' print titles.

Machray edited the Echo between 2005 and 2020, leaving late last year in a senior management reshuffle by Reach.

Reach is to employ up to 25 new regional journalists, with a number of roles in the North of England.


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