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Television | 28 July 14 : 09.17
Last week it emerged that the Evgeny Lebedev-owned channel had applied to Ofcom to reduce the number of hours of peak-time local programming to one from three and a half.
Nationals | 25 July 14 : 13.36
Reggie Nunkoo, 40, of Lynmouth Road, Walthamstow, entered guilty pleas on two counts of conspiring to commit misconduct in a public office while working as a customs officer.
Nationals | 25 July 14 : 13.05
Mira Bar-Hillel, a freelance who has worked primarily for the Evening Standard over 30 years, has been accused of being an “anti-Semite” by former MP and Sun columnist Louise Mensch and others.
Media business | 25 July 14 : 12.00
The newspaper today claimed a record total circulation – up 13 per cent in a year – with 677,000 readers across print and online.
Criminal law | 25 July 14 : 08.19
Peter Greste (pictured, Reuters), Egyptian-Canadian acting bureau chief Mohammed Fahmy and Egyptian producer Baher Mohammed, were arrested in December as part of a crackdown on Islamist supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi. Their sentencing last month on charges stemming from an interview with the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood sparked international outrage.
Regionals | 25 July 14 : 10.37
Newsquest North East pleaded guilty, having indicated a "not guilty" plea at an earlier hearing.
Nationals | 24 July 14 : 14.57
Four security guards accused of helping to hide or destroy evidence around the time of Rebekah Brooks's arrest will not face trial, a court was told today.
Criminal law | 24 July 14 : 09.03
A journalist who intercepted voicemail messages for both the News of the World and Sunday Mirror today escaped prison.
Media business | 24 July 14 : 10.20
Express Newspapers journalists have condemned owner Richard Desmond as “Britain’s greediest billionaire” after they were told the company is seeking 200 job cuts.
Media business | 24 July 14 : 09.28
Highfield said that digital audience growth is “far outweighing any decline in print”, but added that he does not “want cannabilisation of what is our biggest source of revenue (print)”.
Television | 24 July 14 : 09.46
A freelance British reporter working for the TV channel Russia Today is reported to be missing in Donetsk after covering fighting between the Ukrainian army and pro-Moscow rebels.
Media business | 24 July 14 : 10.07
The increase, to £15m, up £5m from the same period last year, offset a £3m (5 per cent) fall in print advertising revenue from the Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday, which stood at £46m for the quarter.
Appointments | 24 July 14 : 10.42
Mark Dinning, who has been the 25-year-old magazine’s longest serving editor, is going to edit Time Out Dubai.
Nationals | 23 July 14 : 13.42
Express Newspapers is seeking to make 200 editorial redundancies, cutting job numbers from 650 to 450.
Digital | 23 July 14 : 12.22
US firm Kroll and "a number of other third parties" were paid for investigations after the Savile scandal in 2012.
Mobile | 23 July 14 : 15.41
The Telegraph’s fun football website Project Babb reached more than 1m unique browsers in its first full month, the publishers has revealed.
Photography | 23 July 14 : 11.28
The toddler son of singer Adele (pictured above, Reuters) has accepted a five-figure sum in damages in settlement of a privacy case brought by his parents over paparazzi photos of his "milestone moments".