Monday, June 6, 2016

Day by day Telegraph sacks editorial manager Tony Gallagher in stun move intended to 'move past putting news online'

The Daily Telegraph has sacked its editorial manager, Tony Gallagher, and pronounced it will "rehash the way we work" and move past news distributed.



The release flags a conflict in societies between Mr Gallagher, the editorial manager for as far back as four years, and the distributer's new American Chief Content Officer Jason Seiken, who joined the organization in October.

In an announcement, Mr Seiken said: "We should rehash the way we work and move past basically putting news and data online and be a fundamental part of the group of onlookers' lives. Our opposition is no more just daily papers and we should advance to survive."

Mr Gallagher is generally respected inside the daily paper industry for his news sense and his capacity to deal with an issue on everyone's mind. While representative manager he assumed a pivotal part in the Telegraph's scope of the MPs' costs outrage in 2009. He was given a conventional "slamming out" send off by the paper's stunned staff yesterday and has been tipped as a conceivable future proofreader of the Daily Mail.

Chris Evans, a Telegraph news official, will expect the part of acting editorial manager of the Monday to Friday versions, while Ian MacGregor, supervisor of the Sunday Telegraph, will get to be acting proofreader of the two weekend papers. They will answer to the manager in-boss Mr Seiken, who some time ago worked for American telecaster PBS.

Murdoch MacLennan, the CEO of Telegraph Media Group, said: "To ensure the organization's future we require quickly to grasp and adjust to the new computerized world in which our clients live."


                                                             
The Daily Telegraph has sacked its editor, Tony Gallagher, and declared it will “reinvent the way we work” and move beyond news publishing.  The dismissal signals a clash in cultures between Mr Gallagher, the editor for the past four years, and the publisher’s new American Chief Content Officer Jason Seiken, who joined the company in October. ADVERTISING inRead invented by Teads  In a statement, Mr Seiken said: “We must reinvent the way we work and move beyond simply putting news and information online and be an essential part of the audience’s lives. Our competition is no longer only newspapers and we must innovate to survive.”  Mr Gallagher is widely admired within the newspaper industry for his news sense and his ability to manage a big story. While deputy editor he played a crucial role in the Telegraph’s coverage of the MPs’ expenses scandal in 2009. He was given a traditional “banging out” send off by the paper’s shocked staff yesterday and has been tipped as a possible future editor of the Daily Mail.  Chris Evans, a Telegraph news executive, will assume the role of acting editor of the Monday to Friday editions, while Ian MacGregor, editor of the Sunday Telegraph, will become acting editor of the two weekend papers. They will report to the editor-in-chief Mr Seiken, who formerly worked for American broadcaster PBS.  Murdoch MacLennan, the chief executive of Telegraph Media Group, said: “To protect the company’s future we need rapidly to embrace and adapt to the new digital world in which our customers live.”

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