Showing items tagged with 'johnston press'
16 April 2012: Johnston Press is switching five of its daily newspapers into weeklies in a major overhaul by Ashley Highfield, the newspaper group's new chief executive.
12 April 2012: The NUJ has called on the local community to join the union in condemning the "shocking" announcement that the editors of the Yorkshire Post and Yorkshire Evening Post are to be combined.
19 September 2011: Journalists at South Yorkshire Newspapers have called off a mandatory chapel meeting as a gesture of goodwill.
26 August 2011: More than 3,000 readers have now signed a petition backing the indefinite strike by journalists at South Yorkshire Newspapers in defence of jobs and quality journalism.
16 August 2011: Within days of the Mexborough-based South Yorkshire Times canning its award-winning editor Jim Oldfield, its lifeblood estate agents' cash is draining away to the opposition.
10 August 2011: The NUJ has written to John Fry, the chief executive of Johnston Press, calling for an investigation into the methods used to break the strike at South Yorkshire Newspapers.
9 August 2011: Leading MPs are backing an NUJ striking editor's call for the Murdoch Parliamentary investigations to be extended to cover the Big Five regional newspaper groups.
8 August 2011: Trade Unionists from all over the country and local people took to the streets of Doncaster on Saturday 6 August to back striking journalists at South Yorkshire Newspapers.
4 August 2011: Striking journalists from South Yorkshire Newspapers spoke directly to Johnston Press chief executive John Fry outside the offices of the Sheffield Star today.
3 August 2011: Shameless newspaper bosses have been forced into lifting an exclusive story written by their own striking journalists.