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Criminal law | 9 October 15 : 17.22
A former prison officer who sold tips to the Daily Mirror about the mother of the murdered child known as Baby P has been jailed for 12 weeks.
Media business | 8 October 15 : 17.04
More than 300 local newspapers have been closed in the past ten years, according to Press Gazette research.
People | 9 October 15 : 15.39
The journalist who broke news of Germany’s invasion of Poland turns 104 tomorrow.
Nationals | 9 October 15 : 12.41
Every UK national newspaper lost print sales in September with red-top tabloids falling the fastest.
Wires and Agencies | 6 October 15 : 09.20
Farmer pointed out to Mr Justice MacDonald that an anonymised judgment he had published, in a case in which he ordered that a man could no longer exercise parental responsibility in respect of his children, or even see their school reports, contained enough information to allow the family involved to be identified.
Nationals | 8 October 15 : 13.21
The Independent Press Standards Organisation has rejected a privacy complaint over a Mail on Sunday report that Nigel Farage (pictured, Reuters) had been questioned by police.
Television | 8 October 15 : 12.22
Broadcast regulator Ofcom has permitted six local TV stations to cut back on their commitment to local programming, news and current affairs
Wires and Agencies | 8 October 15 : 09.56
Exaro editor Mark Watts has suggested the BBC’s Panorama programme on the Metropolitan Police’s VIP paedophile investigation was in “contravention” of guidance issued by the Attorney General’s Office.
Media business | 7 October 15 : 08.39
Johnston Press has announced the closures of 11 free newspapers.
Wires and Agencies | 7 October 15 : 15.18
News agency journalists have complained of "unethical door knocks", "unreasonable hours" and "unacceptable" pay in an anonymous survey.
Appointments | 7 October 15 : 14.41
The BBC's Robert Peston has been confirmed as the new political editor of ITV News.
Television | 7 October 15 : 09.50
The Met Police has warned the BBC that its reporting could deter those making sex abuse allegations from coming forward.
Criminal law | 6 October 15 : 16.24
Metropolitan Police guidelines require officers to register “personal” relationships with journalists, consider the “motivation” of a drink offer and “avoid” the term off the record.
Nationals | 7 October 15 : 09.36
Evidence given by former Sun editor Rebekah Brooks (then Wade) to MPs in 2003 backed up the belief of Sun reporter Jamie Pyatt that he was "not doing anything wrong" in handing over hundreds of pounds in cash to a serving police officer, a court heard.
Regulation | 6 October 15 : 10.59
The Daily Telegraph breached the Editors’ Code by inaccurately reporting on its front page an allegation of anti-semitism made against Jeremy Corbyn.
Media business | 6 October 15 : 10.15
Dennis Publishing has announced the £3m launch of a new weekly fitness magazine for men.
Regulation | 5 October 15 : 13.58
The Independent Press Standards Organisation has upheld more complaints against the Express and Mail groups than any other newspaper titles. (Picture: Shutterstock)