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Consumer | 11 February 16 : 12.52
The 422 UK magazines audited by ABC lost sales by an average of 4 per cent year on year, according to ABC.
Websites | 11 February 16 : 15.50
Google will hide content removed using the "right to be forgotten" ruling from all versions of its search engine, the technology giant has said.
Consumer | 11 February 16 : 14.32
The best-selling titles, Take a Break and Woman's Weekly, were both down 9 per cent on 2014's figures - to 589,495 and 293,718 respectively.
Consumer | 11 February 16 : 15.29
Digital magazine subscriptions grew by an average of 13 per cent year on year in the second half of last year.
Consumer | 11 February 16 : 14.08
A price cut and increased free distribution helped Cosmopolitan grow its monthly circulation by 57 per cent year on year in the second half of last year.
Consumer | 11 February 16 : 12.53
Political magazine The Spectator was the best performing, up 31 per cent on 2014's figure to 71,707 in the year of the general election. This included more than 15,000 digital editions.
Media business | 11 February 16 : 07.26
Johnston Press has confirmed it is in "late stage discussions" to buy the i newspaper for around £24m.
Media business | 11 February 16 : 12.17
Peel Hunt warned that it is "confused" after JP announced it was close to completing a deal to buy the i from ESI Media for around £24m.
Criminal law | 11 February 16 : 10.47
He accepted issues have stemmed in part from the Leveson Inquiry, Operation Elveden and police use of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act to find journalists' sources.
Regulation | 11 February 16 : 09.42
Sir Alan Moses yesterday rejected the suggestion that IPSO was a “sham” regulator saying it now largely met the conditions set by the 2012 Leveson report.
Media law | 10 February 16 : 10.16
The brother of murdered private investigator Daniel Morgan told a meeting at the House of Lords yesterday why he suspects press involvement in the crime.
Mobile | 10 February 16 : 15.05
Trinity Mirror has launched a free mobile news aggregation app which shares content from multiple sources in order to present a rounded view of the news.
Regulation | 10 February 16 : 08.58
The Independent Press Standards Organisation has announced a four-year funding deal with the industry worth £10m and a series of changes to its rules which it claims have “enhanced its powers”.
Regulation | 10 February 16 : 08.56
Labour yesterday said the commencement of part two of the Leveson Inquiry was "non-negotiable". But the Daily Mail, quoting a "senior Government source", reported it will never take place.
Media business | 9 February 16 : 17.08
CN Group has announced plans to reduce its annual editorial costs by £600,000, with editors, production journalists and photographers at risk.
Privacy | 9 February 16 : 13.45
Laws to protect journalistic material are not "applied consistently" in the draft Investigatory Powers Bill and should be improved on, a parliamentary inquiry has concluded.
Privacy | 9 February 16 : 11.26
Media organisations today lost a challenge against continuing restrictions on reporting a terrorism trial which was held in conditions of unprecedented secrecy.

Nationals

Senior Independent source: Sale of i would mean newspaper closures - but enhanced 'digital brand' could live on
The sale of the i would lead to the closure of The Independent and Independent on Sunday newspapers, a senior figure at the group has said. But they told Press Gazette the "idea that it's the end of days is misleading" and "nonsense", saying the website could live on in an enhanced form. This morning, i owner ESI Media confirmed it was in talks to sell the title to Johnston Press. The regional publisher then confirmed it was in "late stage discussions" to acquire the national newspaper for £24m.

Regionals

Senior Independent source: Sale of i would mean newspaper closures - but enhanced 'digital brand' could live on
The sale of the i would lead to the closure of The Independent and Independent on Sunday newspapers, a senior figure at the group has said. But they told Press Gazette the "idea that it's the end of days is misleading" and "nonsense", saying the website could live on in an enhanced form. This morning, i owner ESI Media confirmed it was in talks to sell the title to Johnston Press. The regional publisher then confirmed it was in "late stage discussions" to acquire the national newspaper for £24m.