News Tony Gallagher was given a traditional 'banging out' send off by the paper's staff

The Daily Telegraph has sacked its editor, Tony Gallagher, and declared it will “reinvent the way we work” and move beyond news publishing.

pounds 350,000 deal exposes the murky world of chequebook journalism

JAMES HEWITT, a former lover of Diana, Princess of Wales, was said by friends yesterday to be still hopeful of finding a newspaper to serialise his memoirs after the collapse of a pounds 600,000 deal with the Mail on Sunday.

Any old Sunday?

The highly successful `Mail on Sunday' has been relaunched. It's certainly new, but is it improved?

Murdoch drops plan to ambush `Mail' freesheet

PLANS BY News International to spike the launch of London's first new newspaper for more than a decade appeared yesterday to have been put on ice.

Media: Mail goes down the Tube

Associated's launch of Metro, available free at Underground stations, is an important test.

First shots fired in London newspaper war

Rivals ready to act as Associated Newspapers nears launch date of free daily tabloid. Hilary Clarke reports

Letter: Is the hunt antique pageantry or sentimental sadism?

A FOX dies instantly when it is caught by a pack of hounds, claims Roger Scruton. On the following day the Daily Mail printed an account of a cat that had been savaged to death by a pack of hounds. It certainly did not die instantly. It must be a very clever hound that can tell a cat from a fox.

Hague drops plan to hire ex-editor

A REARGUARD action by senior Tory party staff yesterday persuaded William Hague to drop his plan for hiring Jonathan Holborow as the chief "spin doctor" at Conservative Central Office.

Former editor is Hague's new hope

The media: Tories target former `Mail on Sunday' chief to help revive fortunes as gays find a new voice in the press

Media: Max has failed to set the Standard

The Neil Report

Media: Analysis: `Mail' shrugs off Diana effect

LAST YEAR, everyone from radio stations to retailers blamed the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, for a downturn in business. Now, for perhaps the first time in its relationship with the late Princess, the newspaper industry can claim the same thing. September 1997 will for ever be Diana month, and September 1998's sales figures look terrible when compared with last year.

Media: Dacre starts to reveal his hand at Associated

Who is Peter Wright? A Dacre man, that's who. By Darius Sanai

Dacre makes move at Mail

THE HOUSE of Rothermere yesterday moved into a new era with the replacement of Mail on Sunday editor Jonathan Holborow with Peter Wright, the deputy editor of the Daily Mail.

Obituary: Viscount Rothermere

VERE HARMSWORTH, the third Viscount Rothermere, was an exception to any number of rules, most notably that newspaper dynasties seldom survive the second generation. Associated Newspapers, and its flagship the Daily Mail, were founded a century ago by his great-uncle, Lord Northcliffe, and still remain in the family. Under Rothermere, the Mail and its Sunday sister have come to dominate the lucrative middle segment of the newspaper market.

Rothermere, the last press baron, is dead

LORD ROTHERMERE, chairman of Associated Newspapers and scion of the last great press dynasty, died of a heart attack in London late on Monday at the age of 73, just three months after the death of Sir David English, editor-in-chief of Associated's Daily Mail, Mail on Sunday and Evening Standard.

Woodward cash row grows

SUPPORTERS of the former au pair Louise Woodward said yesterday they had no knowledge of the whereabouts of the pounds 40,000 paid to the family by a tabloid newspaper.
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