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Nationals | 22 October 14 : 15.55
Scott Chapman, 42, was allegedly paid £40,000 for a string of stories about the child killer's time behind bars after he was jailed for child porn offences in 2010.
Nationals | 22 October 14 : 09.03
Scott Chapman is on trial at the Old Bailey accused of accepting £40,000 in exchange for tips about Venables while he was in jail for child porn offences in 2010.
Regionals | 22 October 14 : 08.44
Local World has announced plans to launch a new weekly newspaper to rival Johnston Press in Grantham, Lincolnshire.
Media business | 21 October 14 : 12.30
Telegraph Media group editor in chief Jason Seiken has written to all journalists warning them of plans to reduce the overall number of editorial positions.
Criminal law | 21 October 14 : 13.41
The Liberal Democrats last night tabled amendments to the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill to provide public interest defences to journalists and others accused of computer hacking and bribery.
Nationals | 21 October 14 : 17.47
Detectives and staff at Broadmoor Hospital leaked details of spree killer Daniel Gonzalez and Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe to the tabloid press, a court heard today.
Defamation and libel | 21 October 14 : 12.58
American showbiz couple Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel (pictured: Reuters) have settled a lawsuit against celeb weekly Heat after suing...
Criminal law | 21 October 14 : 10.22
Senior detectives who investigated the Soham murders of schoolgirls Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman were unaware of any leaks to The Sun from inside the massive police operation, a court heard yesterday.
Wires and Agencies | 21 October 14 : 08.38
The story, from 29 July, was brought to the attention of the new press regulator by Conservative MP Dr Sarah Wollaston.
Criminal law | 21 October 14 : 10.14
Johnson told the London Press Club Ball on 9 October that “we are going to have to insist in future the police will not be able to see a journalist’s phone records without some kind of prior judicial approval”.
News | 20 October 14 : 16.47
This year’s British Journalism Awards have attracted a record number of entries representing every major UK news publisher and broadcaster.
Criminal law | 20 October 14 : 13.21
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said today that the police shold be banned from accessing journalists' call records without the permission of a judge.
Appointments | 20 October 14 : 16.07
Unsworth will retain her previous title as she takes charge of the World Service, World News and bbc.com/news. She will also lead BBC Monitoring and will chair the BBC’s international development charity, BBC Media Action.
Consumer | 20 October 14 : 12.22
Businessman Jean Bernard Fernandez-Versini, who married the 31-year-old singer - better known as Cheryl Cole - in July, had sued Reveal publisher the National Magazine Company for invasion of privacy and breach of the Data Protection Act 1998.
Nationals | 20 October 14 : 13.06
Three weeks ago, the Sunday Mirror’s front page revealed that the Conservative MP had exchanged lewd online messages with a journalist - Alex Wickham of the Guido Fawkes blog - posing as a “twenty something Tory PR girl”.
| 20 October 14 : 10.23
The employment tribunal also found that Mark Shenton had not been discriminated against because of his sexual orientation.
Criminal law | 20 October 14 : 10.44
A senior Metropolitan Police officer has defended the use of spying powers against journalists saying that “nobody should be above the law”.