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Nationals | 22 August 14 : 13.06
A former police community support officer (PCSO) with the Metropolitan Police is facing a prison sentence after admitting he contacted The Sun to say a supermodel was attending a police station accused of assault.
Regionals | 22 August 14 : 13.57
Seven local authorities have been asked to ensure that publication of their print publications will comply with rules aimed at protecting commercial newspapers and the Government has given them two weeks to explain what they how plan to do.
Television | 21 August 14 : 16.30
BBC journalists "acted appropriately" in their coverage of the police raid on Sir Cliff Richard's flat following sexual assault allegations, corporation Director General Tony Hall said today.
| 22 August 14 : 11.07
Press Gazette yesterday published an extract from a book by Peter Jukes, Beyond Contempt, which referenced freelance journalist Dennis Rice.
Regionals | 22 August 14 : 10.42
Newsquest has announced the appointment of Trinity Mirror North East regional sales director Chris Moore to run its titles in Oxfordshire and Wiltshire.
Mobile | 21 August 14 : 17.22
The Times titles had the most popular newspaper digital editions in the UK last month.
Websites | 21 August 14 : 16.16
Metro was the fastest growing UK newspaper website against last month, more than doubling its reach year on year to some 1,547,550 daily browsers according to ABC.
Defamation and libel | 20 August 14 : 16.23
Chairman of the Commons energy select committee Tim Yeo is suing The Sunday Times for libel over a report that he coached a paying client before they gave evidence to his committee.
Websites | 21 August 14 : 11.24
This may have been great news for transparency and open justice – but what was I going to do? I never thought any judge would allow live blogging of such a complex, contempt-fraught trial.
Broadcast | 21 August 14 : 10.32
Bumper pay packets handed out to BBC executives have caused "massive damage" to the corporation, according to its Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen.
Appointments | 21 August 14 : 10.19
Regional media group archant has appointed Filmflex Movies boss Jeff Henry as its new chief exdecutive. Filmflex is a video on demand...
Nationals | 20 August 14 : 08.46
A video showing an Islamic State (IS) extremist with a British accent beheading an American journalist appears to be genuine and is an "appalling example of the brutality of this organisation", Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has said.
Nationals | 20 August 14 : 09.51
“Can we hack their voicemail? Oh, there they are… let’s go along with a photographer. That’s kind of how tabloid journalism worked in those days – that was life.” Former News of the World reporter Dan Evans said management referred to phone-hacking during conferences as “special checks,” and unlike the Mirror group, News International wanted everything on email.
Criminal law | 18 August 14 : 16.34
A former Metropolitan Police officer who used his mother to help him sell The Sun a story about a British soap star's attempted suicide has been jailed for 12 months, it can now be reported.
Broadcast | 18 August 14 : 17.12
The director general of the BBC and the head of South Yorkshire Police face questions from MPs over the leak row surrounding the search of Sir Cliff Richard's home.
Nationals | 18 August 14 : 09.16
A former Times journalist who admitted hacking a Yahoo email account in order to unmask pseudonymous police blogger Nightjack has been given a caution.
People | 18 August 14 : 16.16
The Sunday People looks set to lose both its editor and and deputy editor as its editorial team is merged with the Sunday Mirror. Parent...


South Yorks Police chief accuses BBC over 'cover-up' over Cliff raid and 'misleading' coverage
The BBC has been accused of a "cover up" over its role in the police raid on Sir Cliff Richard's flat following sexual assault allegations. South Yorkshire police chief constable David Crompton claimed the corporation appeared to "distance itself from what had happened" after it broadcast the raid on the pop star's penthouse.