LONDON - Johnston Press, the regional publisher and owner of the Scotsman newspaper, has been granted a two month extension to renegotiate its debt.
LONDON - Commercial radio will recover from the recession as long as consolidation continues and the industry expands beyond the traditional spot ad, according to media analyst and former BBC head of strategy, Mark Oliver.
LONDON - About 150 Trinity Mirror journalists are to vote on strike action, following claims the publisher is to close several Midlands titles.
LONDON - ITV executive chairman Michael Grade has praised the Digital Britain report for being a "really coherent Government statement" and has called suggestions to top-slice the TV licence fee to part-fund the broadcaster's future regional news coverage, as "probably the most sensible and practical...
LONDON - MTV Networks International has appointed Jose Tolosa senior vice-president of strategy and business development.
LONDON - Bauer Media senior advertising executive Tim McCabe is to leave the publisher after five years.
LONDON - Banner specialist BlowUp has struck a deal with poster contractor Plakativ Media whereby the latter's sites will be sold by BlowUp.
LONDON - Glam Media, operator of women's website network Glam.com, is launching an ad-funded micro-blogging network, Tinker.com, in the UK to capitalise on the commercial potential of social network Twitter.
LONDON - Jazz FM has appointed ad sales house TPC to handle its regional sales.
LONDON - The Government's target of achieving digital radio switchover by 2015 is "very ambitious", according to BBC director of audio Tim Davie.