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Regionals | 1 December 15 : 13.51
Chief executive Ashley Highfield told staff in an email this afternoon: “Jeremy will lead a single editorial function across the group, where all editorial team members report hardline in to him.
Appointments | 1 December 15 : 11.02
Daily Telegraph columnist and environment reporter Geoffrey Lean is being “pushed out” after a 46-year career.
Media business | 1 December 15 : 09.14
The “management objectives” for Nikkei, the new owner of the Financial Times, are “global and digital”, its chairman has said.
Television | 30 November 15 : 16.17
BBC Newsnight’s political editor, Allegra Stratton, is to join ITV News in the new role of national editor.
Television | 30 November 15 : 11.23
A Nigerian television news channel, which has offices in London and New York, has been condemned over slow payments to journalists and other freelances.
Appointments | 30 November 15 : 09.04
Press Gazette broke news of Winter’s departure from The Daily Telegraph after 21 years in March. He has been on gardening leave since the summer.
B2B | 27 November 15 : 12.36
The world’s oldest theatre newspaper has relaunched its print edition after 135 years as it also increases its online focus.
Training | 27 November 15 : 10.14
Public relations is set to be added to the range of skills taught by the the National Council for the Training of Journalists.
Nationals | 26 November 15 : 15.28
A former Broadmoor Hospital worker has been jailed for eight months for selling stories to The Sun about notorious patients including the Yorkshire Ripper.
Nationals | 26 November 15 : 08.43
The Times has issued a correction after following up on The Sun’s poll finding that “one in five British Muslims has sympathy for Isis”.
Television | 26 November 15 : 13.57
A new study claims to highlight the success of a campaign to increase the number of female experts on news programmes.
Nationals | 26 November 15 : 10.49
Lord Justice Leveson has defended his inquiry into the press, telling an interviewer: "I just did what I was supposed to do."
Criminal law | 25 November 15 : 13.17
The government's interception of communications regulator has confirmed that Police Scotland unlawfully accessed phone records to find journalistic sources without judicial approval.
Defamation and libel | 25 November 15 : 11.10
The reports were prompted by an undercover investigation in which Heidi Blake and Jonathan Calvert, the newspaper's Insight Team, met Yeo for lunch at Nobu restaurant posing as representatives of a Far East solar energy company.
Nationals | 25 November 15 : 11.17
The story, which featured on the newspaper’s front page on Monday, was based on a Survation poll of 1,000 British Muslims.
Media business | 25 November 15 : 09.38
Mail Online revenue growth of 18 per cent failed to offset a 7 per cent turnover dip experienced by the Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday in the year to 30 September.
Nationals | 24 November 15 : 17.43
When Paul Dacre, 67, retires from the Daily Mail, Witherow, 63, will be the longest-standing national newspaper editor.

Media law

Police Scotland grabbed call records to find sources of Sunday Mail coverage about unsolved murder
Police Scotland appeared to break the law when it seized phone records in order to find the source of a newspaper story about a notorious unsolved murder, it has emerged. Last week the Interception of Communications Commissioner’s Office revealed that the force was one of two to breach the ‘Save Our Sources’ law passed in March to better control police grabs of phone records to find journalists’ sources.