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An independent review into the future of British journalism is calling for evidence.

The NUJ has described Newsquest’s decision to sack four photographers in Cumbria as “a cut too far” and says job losses now total about 100 since the takeover of CN Group three months ago.

Sam Bentley

UNILAD co-founder Sam Bentley has resigned from the board and stepped down as joint CEO amidst an investigation into “allegations of historic misconduct” at the Manchester-based company.

Jean MacQuarrie

Johnston Press has restructured its weekly operations in Yorkshire, meaning Jean MacQuarrie will now oversee titles that are 92 miles apart.

The Huddersfield Examiner has to publish a correction after it was found to have breached editorial standards.

Ed Asquith, the editor and editorial director of a number of Johnston Press titles on the East Coast, is to take early retirement.

Each Friday in The Wrap, one of the North’s leading media and creative figures gives us their take on the week’s news covered by Prolific North. This week it’s the turn of Kieran Edwards, Social Strategy Director, Shoot the Moon.

The £127m acquisition of Express Newspapers from Northern & Shell by Reach, the publisher formerly known as Trinity Mirror, has been given the green light by the government.

Newsquest has announced the new editor of The Bolton News, succeeding Ian Savage who stepped down earlier this year after a decade in the role.

Each Friday in The Wrap, one of the North’s leading media and creative figures gives us their take on the week’s news covered by Prolific North. This week it’s the turn of Sarah Lawless, Associate Director at Big Partnership.

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