Christen Ager-Hanssen

Christen Ager-Hanssen’s bid to oust Johnston Press chairwoman Camilla Rhodes has been thwarted by a ‘poison pill’ defence, according to the Daily Telegraph.

Each Friday in The Wrap, one of the North’s leading media and creative figures will be giving us their take on the news covered by Prolific North over the last seven days.

Guardian Media Group has announced plans for an independent £42m venture capital fund to find the next media technology.

Newsquest-owned The Northern Echo has announced the revival of a newspaper last published in 1986.

David Faulkner, managing director of NWN Media, is to step down a month after the regional publisher's acquisition by rival Newsquest.

Helen Carter has quit as North West editor of - just a week after starting.

Johnston Press’s second biggest shareholder has described the newspaper publisher as “like a horse without a jockey” and plans to force an Emergency General Meeting to oust the company’s chairwoman.

The owner of the Oldham Evening Chronicle says the newspaper will remain part of Oldham, with its new office “in the heart of the town.”

Newsquest has confirmed that the St Helens Star is moving back to the town.

The owners of local radio station, Revolution 96.2, have acquired the Oldham Evening Chronicle.


Subscribe to Publishing