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The Guardian is furloughing 100 non-editorial staff and cutting back on casual workers, as well as implementing pay cuts in response to financial concerns around COVID-19.

The move comes amid growing scrutiny of how China is using the pandemic to grow its influence in English-language media.

The world's oldest Jewish newspaper, The Jewish Chronicle, has announced it will seek liquidation having been running for nearly 180 years.

Gavin will be driving the broader engagement and growth strategy of the company as it looks to expand into new markets and territories.

Reach currently employs about 4,700 staff, which would mean 940 employees being furloughed.

Deep Bagchee has today been hired as Chief Product Officer at The Economist Group, joining the media company from CNBC.

The London Borough of Lambeth has produced a Covid-19 response communication for all borough residents.

The London Evening Standard has cut some staff members pay by 20% and furloughed others to help deal with a dramatic change in the ad market.

The National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC) has issued guidelines in agreement with the National Union of Journalists to ensure journalists are respected as key workers during the coronavirus outbreak.

The news industry is asking advertisers to remove blocklists from trusted UK news brands to ensure they can continue to fund journalism.


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