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Nationals | 17 September 14 : 10.44
A former Met Police commander with 30 years' experience in the force has publicly backed Press Gazette’s campaign to stop the police spying on journalists.
Television | 17 September 14 : 13.00
Ofcom has rejected a bid from London Live to slash the amount of local programming broadcast per day from 18 hours to eight hours.
Broadcast | 17 September 14 : 12.25
Tom Bradby said he wasn’t suggesting that his experiences in Scotland bear “comparison with really bad places” – but did admit he is not “enjoying” himself.
Regulation | 17 September 14 : 11.43
The Newspaper Society has backed Press Gazette’s Save Our Sources campaign against public authorities' use of the Regulation of...
Regionals | 17 September 14 : 09.27
Under the pilot scheme, staff are divided into three “units” tp work across around 11 weekly newspapers.
Nationals | 17 September 14 : 08.49
Google has removed the link to the 2003 story, about Tim Blackstone, under certain search terms.
Nationals | 16 September 14 : 11.44
McFadden, who plays Phil Mitchell in the BBC programme, sued News Group Newspapers for the interception of his voicemails, and the Met Police for selling private information about him to the paper.
Media business | 16 September 14 : 14.58
The Times, Sunday Times and Sun today completed their move to a new building at London Bridge which News Corp’s chief executive Robert Thomson said would be a “monument to meritocracy”.
Nationals | 16 September 14 : 10.51
Although they are all based in close proximity, sharing a floor in Northcliffe House below the Mail titles, Rajan emphasises that The Independent maintains independence from the Independent on Sunday, i and the website - and even more so from the Evening Standard and London Live - managing them in a "collegiate way".
Criminal law | 16 September 14 : 10.21
London mayor Boris Johnson (pictured: Reuters) is facing questions over why the police obtained the telephone records of a journalist “without his consent, and without any warrant or other court order”.
Criminal law | 15 September 14 : 13.40
The Bureau of Investigation has asked the European Court of Human Rights to stop the UK Government from spying on journalists and their sources.
Broadcast | 16 September 14 : 08.26
Paul Holleran, Scottish organiser for the National Union of Journalists, spoke out after hundreds of pro-independence campaigners staged a demonstration outside BBC Scotland's Glasgow headquarters.
Nationals | 15 September 14 : 11.38
Only one Scottish Sunday newspaper has backed a ‘yes’ vote in this week’s Scottish referendum with the rest either sitting on the fence or backing a ‘no’.
Criminal law | 14 September 14 : 10.12
The editors of The Sun and The Guardian and the general secretary of the National Union of Journalists are among those backing the Save Our Sources campaign to stop police secretly monitoring the phone-calls of journalists.
Criminal law | 15 September 14 : 10.12
A prison officer has pleaded not guilty to committing misconduct in a public office by selling stories to two national newspapers about the top security HMP Belmarsh.
Broadcast | 15 September 14 : 10.40
The BBC took took centre stage in the Scottish referendum debate this weekend as protesters gathered outside its Glasgow offices.
Regionals | 15 September 14 : 09.23
The Manchester Evening News has celebrated raising over £1m in less than 24 hours following the fire which destroyed a dogs’ home and killed up to 50 animals.

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Freelance journalist arrested in dawn raid a year ago is cleared by CPS of conspiracy
A 44-year-old freelance journalist arrested in dawn raid on his Northumberland home a year ago has been cleared by the Crown Prosecution Service. A 47-year-old former journalist, interviewed under caution by police investigating illegal payments on 12 November last year, has also been told that they will face no further action. The Met Police sent files on both men to the Crown Prosecution Service for consideration.