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Broadcast | 21 August 14 : 10.32
Bumper pay packets handed out to BBC executives have caused "massive damage" to the corporation, according to its Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen.
Appointments | 21 August 14 : 10.19
Regional media group archant has appointed Filmflex Movies boss Jeff Henry as its new chief exdecutive. Filmflex is a video on demand...
Nationals | 20 August 14 : 08.46
A video showing an Islamic State (IS) extremist with a British accent beheading an American journalist appears to be genuine and is an "appalling example of the brutality of this organisation", Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has said.
Nationals | 20 August 14 : 09.51
“Can we hack their voicemail? Oh, there they are… let’s go along with a photographer. That’s kind of how tabloid journalism worked in those days – that was life.” Former News of the World reporter Dan Evans said management referred to phone-hacking during conferences as “special checks,” and unlike the Mirror group, News International wanted everything on email.
Criminal law | 18 August 14 : 16.34
A former Metropolitan Police officer who used his mother to help him sell The Sun a story about a British soap star's attempted suicide has been jailed for 12 months, it can now be reported.
Broadcast | 18 August 14 : 17.12
The director general of the BBC and the head of South Yorkshire Police face questions from MPs over the leak row surrounding the search of Sir Cliff Richard's home.
Nationals | 18 August 14 : 09.16
A former Times journalist who admitted hacking a Yahoo email account in order to unmask pseudonymous police blogger Nightjack has been given a caution.
People | 18 August 14 : 16.16
The Sunday People looks set to lose both its editor and and deputy editor as its editorial team is merged with the Sunday Mirror. Parent...
Broadcast | 18 August 14 : 10.24
South Yorkshire police has “clarified” its position admitting now that it did tip off the BBC about the raid on Sir Cliff Richard’s Berkshire home last Thursday.
Nationals | 18 August 14 : 10.01
Former young journalist of the year Ryan Sabey has been charged with conspiracy to commit misconduct in a public office together a soldier.
Nationals | 15 August 14 : 11.44
The Sun has been censured by the Press Complaints Commission for breaching the "harassment" clause of the Editors' Code in respect of approaches to woman who was attacked by publicist Max Clifford.
Consumer | 15 August 14 : 12.55
The Jewish Chronicle has apologised to readers for carrying an advert promoting the Disasters Emergency Committee Gaza appeal.
Mobile | 15 August 14 : 09.24
The Economist is the UK magazine title with the most digital edition sales, according to figures for the first half of 2014 released by ABC.
Criminal law | 14 August 14 : 14.36
Sir Cliff Richard has claimed that police tipped off the press about the search of his Berkshire home in relation to historic allegations of a sexual assault.
Appointments | 15 August 14 : 14.42
Telegraph Media Group has poached four design staff from The Times.
| 14 August 14 : 17.21
TV listings magazines take the top three spots in Press Gazette's complete table of UK magazines ranked by paid-for circulation in the first half of 2014.
Consumer | 14 August 14 : 16.29
Glamour was the top paid-for women's lifestyle/fashion magazine in the first half of this year with print sales very slightly up year on year.
  • News | 20 August 14 : 16.23
    Chairman of the Commons energy select committee Tim Yeo is suing The Sunday Times for libel over a report that he coached a paying client before they gave evidence to his committee. The paper also reported that Yeo had “boasted of how he can promote businesses in which he has an interest”. Today Mr Justice Warby issued a preliminary judgment in the case in which he declined a request by The...

Nationals

'Can we hack their voicemail? That's kind of how journalism worked in those days' - extract from Beyond Contempt
“Can we hack their voicemail? Oh, there they are… let’s go along with a photographer. That’s kind of how tabloid journalism worked in those days – that was life.” Former News of the World reporter Dan Evans said management referred to phone-hacking during conferences as “special checks,” and unlike the Mirror group, News International wanted everything on email.

Media law

Tim Yeo MP heading for High Court libel battle with Sunday Times over 'Lobbygate' investigation
Chairman of the Commons energy select committee Tim Yeo is suing The Sunday Times for libel over a report that he coached a paying client before they gave evidence to his committee. The paper also reported that Yeo had “boasted of how he can promote businesses in which he has an interest”. Today Mr Justice Warby issued a preliminary judgment in the case in which he declined a request by The Sunday Times for the case to be heard by a jury.