Preview of this week's Press Gazette magazine - Press Gazette

Preview of this week's Press Gazette magazine

Former Daily Mirror editor David Banks reports from the “media wedding of the millennium” – Murdoch MacLennan to Elsa McAlonan – and he reveals why he didn’t break news of John Prescott’s bulimia 15 years ago.

Andrew Gilligan reveals the inside story of his extraordinary fall and rise: “I had been absolutely roasted in the press for six months…I knew that if I didn’t get off my arse and get working I would be defined by this.”

Radio Times editor Gill Hudson casts an expert eye over new women’s monthly Shape.

Oliver Harvey reveals how The Sun foiled North Korean security forces to get pictures out from the most closed country in the world.

The NUJ considers legal action over the latest abrupt departures of Telegraph editorial staff as Telegraph Media Group further merges its Sunday, daily and online operations.

We speak to the Thai journalist who faces being fined one million times his copy fee after writing about Tesco. And Andrew Drummond reports from Bangkok on the reaction in Thailand to Tesco’s flurry of libel writs.

BBC head of newsroom Peter Horrocks shows us around Television Centre as the corporation completes the first stage of its move to cross-media working.

Financial Times editor Lionel Barber talks about the relaunch of the paper’s Saturday edition: “There’s an awful lot more celebrity journalism in the Sunday market. There’s room for a fresh, sophisticated weekend product.”

Cambridge Evening News staff complain they have been left “rudderless” after the abrupt exit of popular editor Murray Morse.

Maggie Brown takes a closer look at the BBC College of Journalism as 19,200 staff complete its Safeguarding Trust course.

Press Gazette gets posted to subscribers this afternoon and is available in newsstands tomorrow (Friday).

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