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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.
Broadcast | 12 September 14 : 09.58
The BBC has again faced criticism for not reporting on the impact that Scottish independence would have on its own services.
Criminal law | 11 September 14 : 15.38
Without whistleblowers there is no investigative journalism.
Nationals | 12 September 14 : 11.22
Mahmood, known as "the fake sheikh", who is currently suspended from The Sun, came under scrutiny earlier this year with the collapse of the trial of singer Tulisa Contostavlos for alleged involvement in a drug deal.
Television | 12 September 14 : 10.08
Claims by Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond that the Treasury deliberately leaked details of Royal Bank of Scotland's plans to relocate its headquarters to London in the event of a Scottish vote for independence have been rejected by Whitehall's most senior civil servant.
Regulation | 12 September 14 : 08.55
The Daily Telegraph has become the last newspaper to be censured by the PCC after it published details after needlessly identifying the wife of a convicted paedophile.
Nationals | 12 September 14 : 08.37
The journalist, who cannot be named for legal reasons, appeared before a judge at the Old Bailey alongside Trust worker Alan Hagan, 47.
Regionals | 12 September 14 : 08.20
The Worcester News has now republished the photograph, which will be hidden from EU Google sites under certain search terms, reporting on the successful request.
Television | 11 September 14 : 17.37
Journalists at the BBC have decided not to go on strike after management agreed to a freeze on compulsory redundancies and on recruitment.
Privacy | 11 September 14 : 10.42
New official guidelines impose strict controls on anyone from the armed forces making contact with journalists, even in a social setting.
Broadcast | 11 September 14 : 15.17
The First Minister and SNP leader said the alleged BBC briefing by a "Treasury source" was "a matter of extraordinary gravity", and urged the BBC to co-operate with the probe that must follow.
Regionals | 11 September 14 : 09.26
The Scottish newspaper's front page carries the headline: "Scotland's Decision" and declares: "With exactly a week to go before our historic referendum The Scotsman gives its verdict on the choice before us: we are better together."

Media law

Save Our Sources: Top QC says UK state snooping on journalists is clear breach of European law
The Bureau of Investigation has asked the European Court of Human Rights to stop the UK Government from spying on journalists and their sources. The legal challenge to the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 was prompted by Edward Snowden’s revelations over state mass electronic surveillance. But curbs on RIPA could also stop UK public authorities using it to secretly obtain the phone records of journalists to identify sources, as highlighted by Press Gazette’s Save Our Sources campaign.