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Websites | 27 March 15 : 15.53
Speaking at the London School Economics’ Polis Journalism Conference, Jamie Angus revealed that 23m people across the UK and beyond visited the BBC News site on 26 March.
Criminal law | 27 March 15 : 11.01
Police officers are now banned from secretly obtaining the call records of journalists without getting outside approval from a judge.
People | 26 March 15 : 17.05
The Telegraph's top sports writer Henry Winter is understood to be leaving the paper after more than 20 years to join The Times.
Television | 27 March 15 : 11.22
Last week, Prime Minister David Cameron told the corporation’s James Landale that he would not serve a third term in power, leading to numerous front page newspaper stories.
Nationals | 27 March 15 : 09.51
A lecturer and his wife have been sacked by a university after being accused of speaking to journalists. The move comes amid a widespread public sector crackdown on unauthorised contact with the media.
Nationals | 27 March 15 : 11.55
The Independent Press Standard’s Organisation’s investigation into The Sunday Mirror’s Brooks Newmark sting has been condemned for exposing the regulator’s weaknesses.
Nationals | 26 March 15 : 10.21
The Independent Press Standards Organisation has ruled that the Guido Fawkes/Sunday Mirror investigation into Conservative MP Brooks Newmark was justified.
Nationals | 26 March 15 : 09.32
Trinity Mirror is understood to be in negotiations to buy David Montgomery’s regional newspaper group Local World, according to industry sources.
Media business | 25 March 15 : 16.13
Johnston Press today launched its first digitally-led title, BelfastVibe, targeting 18- to 35-year-olds in the Northern Ireland capital.
Appointments | 25 March 15 : 13.49
Former editor of the Telegraph’s Mandrake diary column Tim Walker has been recruited by the Daily Mirror to beef up its general election coverage.
Media business | 25 March 15 : 12.29
Johnston Press reported operating profit up 2.8 per cent to £55.5m on as chief executive Ashley Highfield said the regional press giant is on a “much more stable and secure footing as a company”.
Regulation | 25 March 15 : 10.38
An advertisement which gave Daily Star readers the chance to win a date with a page three model has been banned for being sexist,...
Regionals | 25 March 15 : 09.47
A claim by lawyers for phone-hacking victims that they had suffered "unparalleled" harm was simply wrong, the High Court has heard.
Criminal law | 24 March 15 : 11.06
A former chief constable has said there needs to be a review of the way the charge of corruption in a public office is used against journalists.
Nationals | 23 March 15 : 15.09
Lawyers for Sun deputy editor Geoff Webster have revealed that they twice asked the Crown Prosecution Service to reconsider its case against their client.
Nationals | 24 March 15 : 09.55
The Times and Sunday Times now claim to have more than 400,000 paid-for subscribers (or "members" as they are being called).
Nationals | 23 March 15 : 09.52
There have been widespread calls for the Crown Prosecution Service to review its policy on prosecuting journalists after the acquittal of four Sun journalists on Friday.