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Broadcast | 18 September 14 : 16.21
A video has emerged on Youtube purporting to show a British journalist who is apparently being held by Islamic State.
Nationals | 18 September 14 : 11.51
The Metropolitan Police does not appear to know how many times it has seized the phone records of journalists and news organisations.
| 18 September 14 : 09.15
No Scottish daily newspaper (either home-grown or tartanised UK national) has backed a yes vote in today's independence referendum for the country.
Websites | 18 September 14 : 12.15
Mail Online continued its position as by far the most popular UK newspaper website in August 2014 attracting some 11.3 million browsers per day.
Broadcast | 18 September 14 : 10.36
The corporation has lodged a formal protest with the Russian authorities after the attack, which took place in the city of Astrakhan.
Media business | 18 September 14 : 10.42
News Corp has urged the European Commission to take action to stop Google using its dominant internet search platform to “eliminate competition”.
Criminal law | 17 September 14 : 17.51
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.
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”.

Nationals

Former PCSO avoids jail after being paid £150 by The Sun for tip about Naomi Campbell arrest
Paul Randall, 49, found out the model was at a Westminster police station where he worked on 25 October 2006 and rang the tabloid newspaper which dispatched a photographer to the scene. Although he was one of two sources for the story, his information helped The Sun get the scoop on the South London-born model, resulting in two stories being published, prosecutor Stuart Biggs said.

Media law

Former PCSO avoids jail after being paid £150 by The Sun for tip about Naomi Campbell arrest
Paul Randall, 49, found out the model was at a Westminster police station where he worked on 25 October 2006 and rang the tabloid newspaper which dispatched a photographer to the scene. Although he was one of two sources for the story, his information helped The Sun get the scoop on the South London-born model, resulting in two stories being published, prosecutor Stuart Biggs said.