Prince of Wales: Local Papers Vital To Combat Fake News

The importance of trusted media sources like local newspapers “cannot be under-estimated” in the era of fake news and misinformation, the Prince of Wales has said in a message for Local Newspaper Week. In a letter to local...


A Letter From HRH The Prince of Wales In Support Of Local Journalism

As someone who appreciates the vital role played by local newspapers, for many years, I have enjoyed keeping in touch with local issues through such papers as the Aberdeen Press and Journal, the John O'Groats Journal, and the Wilts and Glouceste...


The Cambs Times Sling The Mesh Campaign Wins Making a Difference

A campaign by The Cambs Times which took an important health issue affecting thousands of women right to the heart of Government has won the Making a Difference award for the best local newspaper campaign. An online poll in which the public...


Local Papers Celebrate #TrustedNewsDay

Local newspapers across the UK are opening up their newsrooms to show readers exactly how trusted local journalism is produced as part of Local Newspaper Week’s #TrustedNewsDay today. Local newspapers have launched a series of initiat...


David Dinsmore: Local Journalism Adds Enormous Value to Lives

David Dinsmore, the chairman of the News Media Association, has lent his support to Local Newspaper Week (14-20 May).  I have always been a firm believer in the power of journalism as a force for good in our society.  At its...