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Media business | 22 May 15 : 13.53
National Union of Journalists members at Newsquest South London and balloting for action over proposed redundancies and a planned merger between South West and South East London operations.
Nationals | 22 May 15 : 12.53
Crime reporter Anthony France, 41, is on trial at the Old Bailey over allegations he cultivated a "corrupt relationship" with PC Timothy Edwards over four years.
Criminal law | 22 May 15 : 09.47
The Metropolitan Police has now spent £37.4m on investigations into journalism, with the figure rising by £4m in the last eight months.
Nationals | 22 May 15 : 09.18
Home Secretary Theresa May proposed that broadcast regulator Ofcom be given the power “censor” transmissions involving “extremist content”, according to a leaked letter in which the former culture secretary condemned the plans.
Nationals | 21 May 15 : 09.11
More than £1 million in damages has been awarded to celebrities including Paul Gascoigne and Sadie Frost over phone-hacking by Mirror Group Newspapers.
Regionals | 21 May 15 : 15.50
National Union of Journalists members working at Newsquest in York start balloting for action today.
Broadcast | 21 May 15 : 14.04
The BBC claims to reach a record 308m people a week across the world after changing the way it counts its audience.
Privacy | 21 May 15 : 14.10
Campaign group Hacked Off has predicted that Trinity Mirror will face hundreds more phone-hacking claims.
Defamation and libel | 21 May 15 : 13.24
Harry Potter author J K Rowling has been "fully vindicated and her reputation restored" following a newspaper's apology over allegations that she wrote a "sob story" containing false claims about her time as a single mother, the High Court was told today.
Nationals | 21 May 15 : 13.18
A former News of the World journalist has told a perjury trial that editor Andy Coulson suggested he would keep his job at the paper if he pleaded guilty to phone-hacking.
Regionals | 21 May 15 : 12.42
Trinity Mirror's websites recorded a 60.5 per cent year-on-year increase in average daily unique users last month.
Nationals | 21 May 15 : 09.52
Daily Mail publisher DMG Media has reported an operating profit of £57m, up 13 per cent, for the first half of 2015. This was...
Nationals | 20 May 15 : 18.52
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson knew phone-hacking was happening at the newspaper while he was editor, one of its former journalists has told a court.
Nationals | 20 May 15 : 10.48
New press regulator IMPRESS has revealed that it is applying for official recognition under the Parliament-backed Royal Charter process.
Nationals | 20 May 15 : 12.08
Sun crime reporter Anthony France has revealed that he suspected a paid tipster for the paper was a police officer.
Nationals | 20 May 15 : 12.12
A Kent-based officer at a top-security prison became the "paid mole" of a reporter working at the Daily Mirror and News of the World over the course of five years, a court heard.
Privacy | 20 May 15 : 11.40
The University of Westminster has "concluded" an investigation into the source of a leaked picture of Islamic State fighter Mohammed Emwazi.