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Criminal law | 5 March 15 : 15.26
The number one military contact of the Sun's chief reporter could have been the wife of an army officer who wanted to avoid the "shame and ignominy" of passing on "pillow talk", for all a tabloid boss knew, a court heard today.
Appointments | 5 March 15 : 12.53
Viner, editor-in-chief of Guardian US, was among four candidates who chose to take part in a hustings process for the position.
Nationals | 5 March 15 : 12.00
The Home Office appears determined not to allow journalists to defend their sources against phone records grabs.
Broadcast | 5 March 15 : 09.35
Prime Minister David Cameron is refusing to take part in the schedule of general election leader debates put forward by broadcasters.
Nationals | 5 March 15 : 10.35
The Old Bailey was told yesterday how a Fleet Street reporter who has been “at the top of his game’ for 50 years has been placed on trial for simply doing his job.
Nationals | 4 March 15 : 08.35
The Independent Press Standards Organisation has upheld a complaint against Mail Online but rejected it against The Mail on Sunday over the same article.
Regulation | 4 March 15 : 17.04
The chairman of the Regulatory Funding Company (RFC), which funds the Independent Press Standards Organisation, has stepped down from the post, it was announced today.
Broadcast | 4 March 15 : 16.34
Broadcasters Sky News and Channel 4 have attempted to break the logjam over televised leaders' debates in the run-up to the general election by offering to host a head-to-head clash between David Cameron and Ed Miliband on a date of the politicians' choosing.
Television | 4 March 15 : 15.50
BBC Trust boss Rona Fairhead has proposed setting up an external regulator with "strong powers" to oversee the corporation.
Defamation and libel | 4 March 15 : 11.53
The police officer at the centre of the notorious Downing Street "Plebgate" incident has accepted £80,000 damages in settlement of his libel action against former chief whip Andrew Mitchell.
Nationals | 4 March 15 : 10.11
The title, a sister to the Herald, Sunday Herald and the Evening Times in Scotland, was launched following a successful pilot week in November last year.
Regionals | 4 March 15 : 09.22
The Independent Press Standards Organisation has ruled that the Derby Telegraph breached three clauses of the Editors’ Code for a photograph used in a story headlined: “Girl involved in incident outside Derbyshire secondary school”.
Nationals | 3 March 15 : 13.44
Phone-hacking was "rife" at all three of Mirror Group Newspaper's (MGN) national titles by mid-1999 at the latest, the High Court has heard.
Criminal law | 3 March 15 : 17.40
The head of the Crown Prosecution Service faced criticism in Parliament this afternoon for the conviction rate of journalists and was challenged over allegations of a "witch hunt" against the industry.
Nationals | 3 March 15 : 12.26
The Metropolitan Police has admitted to using Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act to secretly obtain the phone records of three Sun journalists and the paper's newsdesk as part of its Plebgate investigation.
Nationals | 3 March 15 : 10.17
The media has irresponsibly turned "Jihadi John" into a modern day Jesse James by repeatedly publishing his name and picture, a Conservative MP has claimed.
News | 3 March 15 : 12.44
The killing of journalists is a “global tragedy” which needs to be urgently addressed, according to WAN-IFRA.