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Privacy | 31 October 14 : 09.04
A police force has said it would not give consideration to whether someone was a journalist when making a Regulation of Investigatory Powers request for their phone records.
News | 30 October 14 : 09.44
Press Gazette has repeatedly asked all the forces concerned with the other leak inquiries about RIPA use against journalists in these historic, closed, investigations and has met with a wall of silence on the issue.
Regionals | 30 October 14 : 16.19
Newsquest's Oxford Mail and Oxford Times are set to axe 20 journalists as part of a subbing hub move.
Regionals | 30 October 14 : 13.01
The story, published earlier this week, was about David Ainsworth being jailed for six months for his crimes.
Nationals | 30 October 14 : 12.50
Clodagh Hartley (pictured) is on trial at the Old Bailey accused of paying Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs press officer Jonathan Hall around £17,000 for story tips over a period of three years.
Nationals | 30 October 14 : 11.24
Last week, Press Gazette revealed that 55 journalists – 10 per cent of the Telegraph’s editorial staff – are set to lose their jobs in the latest round of cuts.
Nationals | 30 October 14 : 10.07
Psychiatrist Dr Kevin Murray, who believed Peter Sutcliffe was not a murderer, said the public should not have been told Gonzalez had killed himself in a maximum security hospital.
Regionals | 29 October 14 : 13.19
A former regional newspaper journalist believes a council spied on her meeting with local authority staff under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act in order to "scupper" her investigations.
Media business | 29 October 14 : 16.22
The restructure will see Scotsman and Scotland on Sunday editor Ian Stewart take on the role of editorial director of parent company, The Scotsman Publications Ltd.
Nationals | 29 October 14 : 14.15
The mother of a teenager killed in a gliding accident questioned how The Sun almost instantly discovered her grief-stricken family's address, a court heard.
Privacy | 29 October 14 : 09.25
Lord Strasburger received support from peers across all three major political parties for his Save Our Sources amendment, which was debated in the House of Lords last night.
Nationals | 29 October 14 : 15.11
The journalist, who cannot be named for legal reasons, is on trial at the Old Bailey for conspiring to commit misconduct in a public office by using prison officer Scott Chapman as the paid source for two stories on Jon Venables after he was sent back to jail in 2010 for child porn offences.
Nationals | 29 October 14 : 10.13
Judge Peter Thornton has been cleared by the Judicial Conduct Investigations after a report in the Mail on Sunday that he was “an...
Nationals | 28 October 14 : 17.13
Threats to journalistic sources through police use of RIPA legislation, the EU's "right to be forgotten" ruling and suggestions from some politicians that they will "finish what they began with Leveson" after the General Election were all issues cited by Dacre.
Media business | 29 October 14 : 09.06
Regional newspaper group Johnston Press has reported a narrowing the rate of revenue decline over the 16 weeks to mid October from 4.3 per cent to 3.1 per cent.
Nationals | 28 October 14 : 11.56
Publisher Martin Clarke said Mail Online is to “start sending reporters to the biggest world stories wherever they happen in the globe”.
Media business | 28 October 14 : 09.00
In 2013, advertising expenditure on national news products was £1.45bn, down 5.7 per cent year on year. The report forecasts that 2014 will see another decrease in spending, down 2.8 per cent. But 1 per cent growth is forecast for 2015.

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Sun six trial: Broadmoor inmates watching porn and killer on suicide watch among leaked stories
A former clinical director at Broadmoor Hospital said yesterday its notorious inmates have a right to watch soft pornography. Dr Kevin Murray said it would be a waste of public money if the high security psychiatric hospital tried to restrict what its patients watched. He told jurors Broadmoor was like Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital - not a prison like Belmarsh or Dartmoor.