Adding to the footer without moving the logo

Hi, I am completely new to this with no previous experience of websites before, fumbling in the dark really.
I want to enter some text under the title of NEWS in the footer on the left hand side but every time I do so our logo on the right hand side moves down. I need for them to be independent of each other, like in word where you can move a picture when set as background wherever you like on the page regardless of where the writing is.
If anyone can help it would be great.