From Scoop to Bridget Jones


With many of us spending more time reading during lockdown, we’ve put together a list of 18 novels featuring journalists from across a variety of genres for your reading pleasure. Whether you’re simply looking for a few hours of escapism, sunning yourself in the back garden or in need of […]

Buzzfeed News UK journalists: Where are they now?


Buzzfeed closed its UK news operation during the Covid-19 lockdown, leading to around ten journalists being made redundant. It was the first major casualty of the downturn brought about by the pandemic as ad revenues plummeted. The newsbrand, which still operates in the US, cited both economic and strategic reasons […]

Hull journalists launch news website during Covid-19 lockdown


A team of ex-Hull Daily Mail journalists fought to launch their own news website during lockdown despite falling through the cracks of the Government’s Covid-19 financial support schemes. Co-editors Rick Lyon and Simon Bristow and journalist Kevin Shoesmith had already launched a monthly news magazine called The Hull Story in November. […]

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