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Nationals | 2 September 14 : 11.20
A police report yesterday detailed how journalists’ telephone records were seized in order to track down the whistleblowers who revealed former Government chief whip Andrew Mitchell’s altercation with officers outside 10 Downing Street.
News | 2 September 14 : 13.04
The third annual British Journalism Awards are now open for entries.
Privacy | 2 September 14 : 08.36
Force head David Crompton and Lord Tony Hall will face the Home Affairs Select Committee following a row sparked when the BBC broke news of the search of the pop star's Berkshire penthouse.
Media law | 2 September 14 : 09.39
According to the Evening Standard, law firm Taylor Wessing was paid £81,924, and PR Champollion £41,000.
Appointments | 1 September 14 : 08.51
The BBC’s senior compliance officer has backed his team’s decision not to disclose details about the recruitment of 23 high-profile journalists.
Broadcast | 1 September 14 : 16.30
Head of BBC News James Harding announced in July that 415 jobs would be cut from his division, affecting 500 people.
Appointments | 1 September 14 : 11.15
Horrocks (pictured, Reuters), who has worked at the BBC for 33 years, has announced he will be leaving the corporation in the new year.
Nationals | 1 September 14 : 10.17
On 18 August, the newspaper published the research by the High Pay Centre on page 17, under the headline: “Pay gap widens at biggest UK companies”.
Regulation | 29 August 14 : 08.59
Rival press regulator today IMPRESS today announced the members of the appointments panel which will pick its board.
Appointments | 1 September 14 : 08.16
The BBC reported on its website that Rona Fairhead had been appointed to the role, and in doing so would become the first woman to chair the BBC Trust.
Appointments | 29 August 14 : 15.34
Current 3am editor, Clemmie Moodie, is moving to become features editor across the Mirror titles. She will be replaced by Ashleigh Rainbird as editor.
Appointments | 29 August 14 : 15.34
Current 3am editor, Clemmie Moodie, is moving to become features editor across the Mirror titles. She will be replaced by Ashleigh Rainbird as editor.
Nationals | 28 August 14 : 10.23
A study by the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission also found that 54 per cent of the nation's "top 100 media professionals" attended independent schools.
Appointments | 28 August 14 : 15.10
Current head of business James Ashton, meanwhile, has been made executive editor across The Independent, i, Independent on Sunday and Evening Standard.
Regulation | 28 August 14 : 14.21
According to the Newspaper Society, IPSO chairman Sir Alan Moses has written to publisher to confirm the launch date.
News | 28 August 14 : 09.33
Journalist Andrew Norfolk reveals in The Times today that when he first came across allegations that groups "Asian" men were targeting schoolgirls in Keighley, West Yorkshire, "I didn't want the story to be true because it made me deeply uncomfortable".
Regionals | 27 August 14 : 13.38
The 75 UK regional daily and Sunday newspapers listed by ABC in its data lost sales by an average of 13.5 per cent year on year in the first half of 2014.

Nationals

The Sun: Police 'circumvented normal safeguards' to see phone records and expose 'Plebgate' sources
Sun publisher News UK is to ask a Government watchdog how many times police have spied on journalists’ phone records and what guidance he intends to give. The move comes after the Met Police revealed yesterday that it tracked down two Sun sources on the ‘Plebgate’ story by seizing journalists' telecoms data without the permission of a judge and without giving publishers the opportunity to make representations.

Media law

The Sun: Police 'circumvented normal safeguards' to see phone records and expose 'Plebgate' sources
Sun publisher News UK is to ask a Government watchdog how many times police have spied on journalists’ phone records and what guidance he intends to give. The move comes after the Met Police revealed yesterday that it tracked down two Sun sources on the ‘Plebgate’ story by seizing journalists' telecoms data without the permission of a judge and without giving publishers the opportunity to make representations.