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Media business | 31 March 15 : 15.26
In 2004, shortly after moving to Stockholm from the UK, Paul Rapacioli started running a weekly email newsletter from his bedroom sent out to his friends on a Swedish-language course.
Regionals | 31 March 15 : 11.44
Some 24 regional newspaper titles published by Trinity Mirror have published election manifestos.
Nationals | 31 March 15 : 11.20
A new weekly UK newspaper focusing on the world of Golf is to launch next week.
Nationals | 30 March 15 : 11.15
The Metropolitan Police is reportedly “sitting on dozens of unopened bin-bags of material” gathered by officers investigating Trinity Mirror national newspapers.
Criminal law | 30 March 15 : 13.04
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has said the law needs to be changed to give journalists accused of corrupting public officials by paying for stories a clear public interest defence.
Nationals | 30 March 15 : 09.12
BBC presenter Andrew Marr believes Jeremy Paxman interviewing David Cameron and Ed Miliband in last week’s election programme was “not a good replacement” for a head-to-head debate.
Nationals | 30 March 15 : 11.01
A Premier League footballer who obtained an anonymity order against a woman selling a kiss-and-tell story to The Sun should be named, a High Court judge has decided.
Consumer | 30 March 15 : 09.31
The original lads’ mag, Loaded, is to close some 18 months after it was acquired by Simian Publishing in a management buyout.
Criminal law | 27 March 15 : 15.20
The first journalist to be found guilty of paying a public official in the wake of the high-profile Operation Elveden probe has had the conviction quashed on appeal, it can now be reported.
Nationals | 30 March 15 : 08.41
Sun columnist Katie Hopkins has been reported to police over claims she may have incited racial hatred in Rochdale by suggesting Pakistani men in the area were sex abusers.
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.


Rusbridger: 'Fractured' press must remember 'sacred oath' to protect sources - 'we are at beginning of this fight'
Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger has called on the UK’s “fractured press” to defend its “sacred oath” to protect sources. And he warned that journalists can’t complain about police secretly viewing journalists’ call records and yet shrug their shoulders at the state surveillance capabilities revealed by Edward Snowden.