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Mobile | 2 October 14 : 10.01
In an independent local newspaper founded six years ago has made its first foray into digital journalism by launching its first App for Apple and Android mobile devices.
Media business | 2 October 14 : 09.29
The news was announced in a company statement, which also said £200,000 was to be invested in “new technology and automating editorial processes as it modernises its newsroom”.
Criminal law | 1 October 14 : 14.59
A second police force has admitted secretly spying on journalists by using the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act.
Regionals | 2 October 14 : 07.58
The UK’s third largest newspaper group Newsquest made an operating profit last year  of £52.8m on turnover of £289m...
Criminal law | 1 October 14 : 16.59
News International has dropped an application for costs incurred in relation to the multimillion-pound phone-hacking trial of Rebekah...
Nationals | 1 October 14 : 08.34
How can there be a conspiracy to commit misconduct in a public office when only one person has been charged with conspiracy?
Nationals | 1 October 14 : 09.12
The Guido Fawkes blog has admitted that its reporter Alex Wickham was behind the Sunday Mirror MP sexting sting and insisted that it was...
Nationals | 29 September 14 : 17.42
A Sun reporter told the Old Bailey “these are dark times for the British press” while defending himself against the allegation of conspiring to commit misconduct in a public office by paying a Sussex Police sergeant £500 for a story tip.
Mobile | 1 October 14 : 09.46
Sky News today relaunched its website in a mobile-friendly format. The tile-based design means that the site has the same design for...
Nationals | 30 September 14 : 16.45
Chairman of the Independent Press Standards Organisation Sir Alan Moses said subterfuge should only be used as a "last resort" as a means of discovering evidence which the newspaper already suspected existed.
Regulation | 30 September 14 : 10.00
It is for the new press regulator to decide whether a newspaper "sting" operation that forced a minister to resign in a sex...
Nationals | 30 September 14 : 08.38
Sunday Mirror editor in chief Lloyd Embley has apologised for the use of photos of women without their permission in a ‘sexting’ sting which prompted the resignaton of a Conservative minister.
Photography | 30 September 14 : 08.14
Islamic extremists have released another propaganda video appearing to feature British journalist John Cantlie.
Nationals | 29 September 14 : 09.04
Sunday Mirror editor in chief Lloyd Embley has said there was a “nailed on public interest” to its story yesterday revealing that a married Tory minister had exchanged lewd online messages with a journalist posing as a PR girl.
Privacy | 29 September 14 : 10.14
The High Court has ruled that a former lawyer for The Times recklessly rather than knowingly allowed the court to be misled in the Nightjack case.
Media business | 29 September 14 : 08.59
The group, which publishes the Herald, the Evening Times, the Sunday Herald and the Scottish Farmer, reports that pre-tax profits were at £9.2m in the year to 29 December, down from £12m the year before.
Criminal law | 26 September 14 : 14.45
Earlier this year, a frightened public sector worker who had leaked a story to the press which was undoubtedly in the public interest called Press Gazette to ask if they were in danger of being arrested under Operation Elveden.
  • News | 2 October 14 : 08.46
    Local newspapers remain by the far most trusted and popular source of local news, according to a YouGov survey. But Facebook appears to be growing in popularity as a source of local news. The report, commissioned Havas PR UK (their infographic above), was based on a survey of more than 2,000 Britons and found that Facebook is by far the most popular social media platform – with 60 per cent...