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Media business | 1 July 15 : 11.19
The Evening Standard has reported its third consecutive year in profit.
Criminal law | 1 July 15 : 10.49
Media organisations have challenged the continuing restrictions on reporting a terrorism trial which was held in conditions of unprecedented secrecy.
Freedom of Information | 1 July 15 : 04.46
Experts in journalism and media law have criticised proposed changes to the Freedom of Information Act.
Media business | 1 July 15 : 09.37
Daily Mail and General Trust and Trinity Mirror, which own 59 per cent of Local World shares, earn more than £25m between them from this profit.
Media business | 30 June 15 : 12.00
The Independent has reported a steep reduction in losses to £4.6m for the year to September 2014.
Websites | 30 June 15 : 14.33
An English political activist turned journalist, who once attempted to perform a citizen’s arrest on former prime minister Tony Blair, has launched a news website for Hong Kong.
Regionals | 30 June 15 : 05.56
Archant’s new investigations unit has already secured 20 front-page splashes and looks to be extended beyond a nine-month trial period.
Television | 30 June 15 : 09.00
The BBC has come under pressure to stop using the term "Islamic State". (Picture: BBC's New Broadcasting House, Shutterstock)
Appointments | 30 June 15 : 11.58
Peter Oborne has announced he is to return to the Daily Mail four months after he resigned from The Daily Telegraph.
Television | 30 June 15 : 11.03
BBC head of news James Harding has apologised to Conservative minister Grant Shapps over coverage of his Wikipedia page.
Regionals | 30 June 15 : 10.49
Journalists on strike at Newsquest's Sutton Headquarters have returned to work today ten days into a 12-day strike as a "goodwill gesture".
Nationals | 30 June 15 : 09.48
The jury in the hacking trial of Neil Wallis, former deputy to News of the World editor Andy Coulson has yet to reach a verdict after retiring on Thursday.
Nationals | 30 June 15 : 09.49
Disgraced publicist Max Clifford has asked the High Court to throw out a claim by former royal butler Paul Burrell that he breached his confidentiality by passing personal details about him to the News of the World.
Nationals | 29 June 15 : 08.51
A mental health nurse at Broadmoor high security hospital has been jailed for two years for selling stories about some of Britain's most notorious killers to the News of the World and Mirror newspapers.
Television | 29 June 15 : 13.59
For a year from September 2013, the BBC had a team of journalists embedded with the Metropolitan Police.
Regionals | 29 June 15 : 12.34
Jon Griffin, who was named Business and Finance Journalist of the Year at last month’s Regional Press Awards, is accepting voluntary redundancy as part of a programme for 19 job losses in Birmingham.
Television | 29 June 15 : 12.01
Evgeny Lebedev’slocal TV stations London Live made an operating loss of £11.6m in the year ending September 2014, after launching in March last year, its company has revealed.

Nationals

Not guilty: Former News of the World deputy editor Neil Wallis cleared of conspiracy to hack phones
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson's deputy broke down in tears as he was found not guilty of being part of a plot to hack phones in the race for scoops. Neil Wallis, Coulson's right-hand man between 2003 and 2007, was on trial accused of being part of the scandal which led to the Sunday tabloid shutting down in July 2011.

Media law

Not guilty: Former News of the World deputy editor Neil Wallis cleared of conspiracy to hack phones
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson's deputy broke down in tears as he was found not guilty of being part of a plot to hack phones in the race for scoops. Neil Wallis, Coulson's right-hand man between 2003 and 2007, was on trial accused of being part of the scandal which led to the Sunday tabloid shutting down in July 2011.