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Nationals | 21 April 15 : 10.36
The Sun has declined to remove or edit a controversial column about migrants written by Katie Hopkins despite a complaint to police and more than 200,000 signing a protest petition.
Nationals | 20 April 15 : 12.03
It is nearly four years after the start of Operation Elveden and the subsequent arrest and/or charging of at least 34 journalists.
Regionals | 21 April 15 : 10.51
Following successful pilots in West Yorkshire and the North East, the BBC Local Live stream is to be taken to Birmingham (pictured) and will be used across the country by mid-2016, according to the corporation.
Regionals | 21 April 15 : 09.04
The SNP and Plaid Cymru have called for Scotland and Wales to have a greater share of BBC resources in their 2015 election manifestos.(Picture: Leaders' debate, Reuters)
Criminal law | 20 April 15 : 09.01
Cleared Sun royal editor Duncan Larcombe has called for the chief of Met Police and the Director of Public Prosecutions to resign.
Nationals | 20 April 15 : 11.16
The woman in the photograph was not mentioned in the article and IPSO ruled that the newspaper had breached clause 9, covering the reporting of crime, of the Editors' Code of Practice.
Television | 20 April 15 : 10.57
Liberal Democrat election campaign chief Paddy Ashdown has written to the BBC to complain it misrepresented the party's position by reporting that Nick Clegg opted out of last week's TV debate. (Picture: Ashown and Clegg, Reuters)
Criminal law | 20 April 15 : 10.27
The Crown Prosecution Service has indicated that journalists are unlikely to face prosecution for misconduct in public office in future for cases which do not involve police officers.
Nationals | 20 April 15 : 09.53
A Conservative MP has reportedly called for an inquiry into the Crown Prosecution Service for the “persecution” of Sun journalists.
Nationals | 17 April 15 : 16.48
The Crown Prosecution Service appears to be scrapping most of the planned trials involving journalists accused of payments to public officials.
Criminal law | 17 April 15 : 17.41
Sun reporter Neil Millard says his life has been a “bad dream” ever since eight officers from Operation Elveden launched a dawn raid on his family home in the summer 2012.
Nationals | 17 April 15 : 13.04
Two Sun journalists and a former Mirror reporter today walked free from court after being cleared of conspiracy to misconduct in a public office.
Television | 17 April 15 : 12.06
The Liberal Democrats have complained about their exclusion from last night’s BBC debate, saying they were “not invited”.
Nationals | 17 April 15 : 08.35
The Daily Express owner Richard Desmond is donating another £1m to UKIP's election fighting fund.
News | 17 April 15 : 09.27
A veteran Chinese journalist was jailed for seven years for leaking a document detailing the Communist Party's resolve to target civil press freedom as a threat to its monopoly on power.
Television | 16 April 15 : 17.03
The BBC is to begin allowing paid product placement in programmes on its BBC World News international TV channel.
Nationals | 16 April 15 : 10.19
A sub-editor who worked for the Daily Mail for 39 years has published the style guide she wrote for the newspaper group – and told of her former editor’s “fear” of the back bench.
  • News | 21 April 15 : 11.34
    An environmental journalist has achieved a victory over the Information Commissioner in an attempt to obtain information about bad landlords under the Freedom of Information Act. A tribunal has ordered the Ministry of Justice to hand over the information on convicted landlords to Tom Wall, digital editor of the Environmental Health News, after they rejected the IC’s decision that the...

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Trade magazine wins 'David and Goliath' FoI battle to expose rogue landlords
An environmental journalist has achieved a victory over the Information Commissioner in an attempt to obtain information about bad landlords under the Freedom of Information Act. A tribunal has ordered the Ministry of Justice to hand over the information on convicted landlords to Tom Wall, digital editor of the Environmental Health News, after they rejected the IC’s decision that the information should be kept secret.