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Nationals | 26 May 15 : 14.25
Hacking phones was "systematic" at the News of the World, the perjury trial of the newspaper's former editor has heard.
Media business | 26 May 15 : 12.13
A volunteer-run quarterly newspaper with a focus on investigative journalism has launched in Salford some two months after the closure of the town’s weekly newspaper.
Nationals | 26 May 15 : 08.07
News of the World private investigator Glenn Mulcaire told journalists on the paper that he obtained the voicemail messages of missing schoolgirl Milly Dowler from a police source, a court heard.
| 26 May 15 : 10.18
UK regional press giant Newsquest has acquired Romanes Media Group – one of the larger independent local newspaper publishers.
Appointments | 26 May 15 : 10.23
Janine Gibson, editor-in-chief of The Guardian website and a deputy editor of Guardian News and Media, is leaving the title after 17 years.
Nationals | 22 May 15 : 16.31
A Sun journalist has been found guilty of paying a police officer for stories.
Nationals | 22 May 15 : 16.52
The inquiry was launched in April after the Telegraph reported on a leaked memo stating that Nicola Sturgeon had told the French ambassador that she wanted David Cameron to be Prime Minister after the election.
News | 22 May 15 : 10.49
Trinity Mirror has said it is likely to appeal privacy damages payouts of £1.2m to eight victims of its phone-hacking activities after contrasting them to personal injury payouts.
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.
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.
Regionals | 22 May 15 : 13.35
Trinity Mirror has announced Daily Post editor Mark Thomas is to leave the company after 26 years.
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.
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.