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Regionals | 29 July 15 : 12.09
Colleagues, barristers and judges have all paid tribute to Southern Daily Echo court reporter John Hoskins, who is hanging up his notebook after 50 years.
Regulation | 28 July 15 : 19.10
Founder board member of the Independent Press Standards Organisation Bill Newman has been sacked from the body - apparently because he used to work for The Sun.
Media business | 29 July 15 : 09.38
Despite overall UK advertising spend growing by 8.2 per cent to £4.7bn in the quarter, regional newsbrands also suffered, with a 2.3 per cent year-on-year slump £295m.
Criminal law | 28 July 15 : 15.15
Four years after the launch of Operation Elveden, the number of public officials convicted of misconduct in public office stands at 26. A further seven out of the original 80 who were arrested are still awaiting trial, while four have been acquitted.
Nationals | 28 July 15 : 08.50
The Irish Times has failed to obtain an injunction preventing News UK using the words "The Times Irish Edition" to promote a new digital edition for Ireland.
Media business | 28 July 15 : 09.37
Business publisher Informa reported adjusted operating profit down 2.6 per cent for the first six months of this year to £190.4m.
Nationals | 27 July 15 : 09.12
Lord Sewel quit his £84,500 a year role, which included overseeing conduct issues in the Upper House, after the dramatic expose by Sun journalist Stephen Moyes.
Media business | 27 July 15 : 10.11
Journalists at the Financial Times have written to the paper’s prospective new owners asking for written guarantees of editorial independence.
Media business | 27 July 15 : 08.27
Pearson has confirmed it is “in discussions” about selling its 50 per cent share in The Economist magazine. (Picture: Shutterstock)
Media business | 24 July 15 : 09.21
Financial Times Group chief executive John Ridding has given assurances that the high purchase price agreed with Nikkei won’t lead to future cost-cutting.
Media business | 24 July 15 : 15.58
In an email to staff this afternoon, Highfield also said that the regional publisher is to “put the advertising customer at the heart of everything we do”.
Media business | 24 July 15 : 09.02
The title, whose owner Pearson yesterday announced had been sold to Japanese media company Nikkei, now claims a circulation of 737,000.
Nationals | 23 July 15 : 12.24
Trinity Mirror's national newspaper websites recorded a year-on-year traffic increase of 59 per cent in June and overtook the Telegraph.
Media business | 23 July 15 : 11.22
Pearson has agreed a deal to sell Financial Times Group to Nikkei for £844m.
Television | 22 July 15 : 19.13
Laura Kuenssberg has been appointed BBC political editor.
Nationals | 23 July 15 : 11.06
The Sunday Times is facing a seven-day libel trial after being sued by former Conservative MP Tim Yeo over its undercover lobbying sting.
Privacy | 23 July 15 : 10.30
District Judge Gareth Branston, sitting at Stratford Magistrates Court in east London, dismissed objections from a barrister representing one of the fans.

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Meirion Jones: 'Everyone on right side of the Savile argument has been forced out of the BBC'
Three days after finishing work Panorama documentary The Fake Sheikh Exposed, producer Meirion Jones was told his services were no longer required by the programme. His previous job as head of investigations at Newsnight had been filled in his absence. He was effectively out of a job. After 26 years at the BBC, Jones felt like this career at the corporation had come to an end and he was being squeezed out.