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Nationals | 28 August 15 : 13.16
Labour leadership hopefuls Yvette Cooper and Jeremy Corbyn have both backed “urgent measures” to tackle the concentration of media ownership in the UK.
Nationals | 28 August 15 : 11.03
The Mirror titles are looking to cut down on use of casual, make night editorial staff work more days and make fresh redundancies.
| 27 August 15 : 10.52
Newsquest is proposing editorial cuts of 20 per cent at the Herald titles in Scotland and across the Romanes Media Group titles which it bought in May.
Broadcast | 27 August 15 : 14.56
The BBC is "killing itself", former Crimewatch presenter Nick Ross has said.
Broadcast | 27 August 15 : 14.47
Sky News has claimed a Guinness World Record for the most concurrent web video streams from a single live event.
Regionals | 26 August 15 : 14.19
UK regional newspaper web traffic growth appeared to more than cancel out print readership decline in the first half of this year.
Regionals | 26 August 15 : 13.50
The UK’s regional newspapers lost print sales at an average rate of 10.2 per cent year on year in the first half of 2015.
Consumer | 27 August 15 : 10.15
A music magazine editor has been sacked after two competition prizes were found advertised for sale on Ebay.
Regionals | 26 August 15 : 14.54
The Sunday Herald was the only weekly title audited by ABC to grow its sale in the first half of this year, again apparently benefiting from its support for Scottish nationalism.
Broadcast | 26 August 15 : 16.48
US police are chasing the suspect in a fatal shooting of a reporter and cameraman during a live television broadcast, the governor of Virginia has said.
Nationals | 26 August 15 : 10.14
Some 94 per cent of UK adults interact with national newspapers and magazines at least once month in print or online, according to the National Readership Survey.
Photography | 25 August 15 : 12.55
UK press photographers are largely spurning a bid by the Notting Hill Carnival to charge them £100 to cover this year’s event.
Criminal law | 25 August 15 : 16.46
A former prison officer from Bury St Edmunds has become the latest to be charged under the high-profile Operation Elveden investigation into newspapers' dealings with public officials.
Regionals | 25 August 15 : 15.06
A national entertainment news website launched by regional group Johnston Press has celebrated exceeding 1m unique browsers per month.
Privacy | 24 August 15 : 12.17
The UK Information Commissioner has ordered Google to remove links detailing an individual’s criminal conviction in the light of the European “right to be forgotten ruling”.
Nationals | 24 August 15 : 15.44
A former official who leaked stories to the Sun about a Serco-run immigration centre has pleaded guilty to misconduct in a public office.
Television | 24 August 15 : 09.59
Alex Salmond has described the BBC's coverage of the Scottish independence referendum as a "disgrace" as he hit back at outgoing political editor Nick Robinson's attack on "Putin-like" protests against the corporation.

Nationals

Info chief told to release names of journalists who paid for illegally-obtained private information
The names of journalists who paid for illegally-obtained private information look set to be publicly released after a legal judgment released today. The Upper Tribunal at the Royal Courts of Justice has rejected an appeal by the Information Commissioner’s Office which has sought to keep secret the names of 305 journalists who bought information from ‘blagger’ Steve Whittamore.

Broadcast

Sturgeon calls for more BBC autonomy in Scotland after 'less than fully informed' referendum coverage
Scotland must get a dedicated BBC television channel to counter the often "ill-informed" coverage of London-based journalists who have "totally failed" to cover constitutional change, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has demanded. As a minimum, Sturgeon called for BBC editors based within Scotland to have greater ability to influence UK reporting, a specific Scottish site for iPlayer programmes, Scottish Parliament oversight for the BBC in Scotland, greater use of Scottish opt-outs, and more powers for the BBC commissioners based in Scotland, during her Alternative MacTaggart lecture at the Edinburgh International Television Festival.

Media law

Info chief told to release names of journalists who paid for illegally-obtained private information
The names of journalists who paid for illegally-obtained private information look set to be publicly released after a legal judgment released today. The Upper Tribunal at the Royal Courts of Justice has rejected an appeal by the Information Commissioner’s Office which has sought to keep secret the names of 305 journalists who bought information from ‘blagger’ Steve Whittamore.