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IMPRESS Member Caerphilly Observer Wins Second Media Award

IMPRESS founder member Caerphilly Observer has, for the second year running, taken the Independent Community News Service of the Year award at the Wales Media Awards 2016. 

Editor and publisher, Richard…

Hyperlocal News in the UK: Its Current State and Future Prospects

By Dr Andy Williams, Cardiff University School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies

Community news journalists have been in the spotlight of national media and trade press since the IMPRESS application…

Why Keeping the FoI Act is Vital to Call Power to Account

By Simon Perry

Over the ten plus years OnTheWight has been running, delivering Isle of Wight news, we’ve used the Freedom of Information Act (FoIA) to unlock previously hidden information, leading to stories…

‘We know that IMPRESS represents change’

At IMPRESS, we know that the world of journalism is changing. The digital media revolution poses great opportunities and challenges. Consumers now get their news from a wide range of…

Native advertising: business beats news

By Martin Hickman

Distortion, falsehood, and phone hacking are the well known ethical problems in British journalism. A less well known one is the collapse of the division between reporting and…