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Digital | 24 May 16 : 08.29
The second stage of applications for Google's €150m scheme to fund journalism innovation around Europe opens on 2 June.
Nationals | 23 May 16 : 07.46
Press coverage during the first two months of the EU referendum heavily favoured the side pro-Brexit side of debate, according to a new academic study.
Broadcast | 24 May 16 : 07.37
BBC Radio 4 presenter Justin Webb has said that news broadcasters' salaries should "keep them on the side of the people".
Privacy | 23 May 16 : 15.44
Google has launched an appeal against a ruling by France’s data protection regulator that French law protecting the right to be forgotten applies not just in Francebut across the world.
Regionals | 23 May 16 : 10.29
The efforts of the Liverpool Echo in covering the Hillsborough disaster inquests over two years were recognised with a standing ovation from journalists at the Regional Press Awards in what the paper’s editor described as the “highest point” of his career.
Regulation | 23 May 16 : 11.38
Prince Harry has had a IPSO complaints against the Daily Mail and Mail Online over coverage of his love life rejected.
Regionals | 23 May 16 : 10.01
The Dundee Courier has been named the regional daily newspaper of the year while the Kent Messenger took the title for weekly title of the year at the annual Regional Press Awards (both with a circulation above 20,000). Find a full list of winners and highly commended entries below.
Media law | 20 May 16 : 07.59
The Sun said the Supreme Court has created a "cheaters' charter" by saying there was no public interest in its revelations about a celebrity's extra-marital threesome.
Nationals | 20 May 16 : 07.24
The Daily Star has been censured by press regulator IPSO after it said Prince Harry and Pippa Middleton were rumoured to be enjoying a "secret romance".
Nationals | 19 May 16 : 13.11
The i appears to have picked up the biggest slice of The Independent's print circulation.
Websites | 19 May 16 : 13.46
The Express was the fastest growing national newspaper website in April, up 79 per cent year on year to 1.4m unique browsers per day.
Privacy | 19 May 16 : 09.42
The celebrity seeking to ban The Sun and others from revealing he was involved in an extra-marital threesome with another couple has had an injunction maintained by the Supreme Court pending a full trial.
Appointments | 18 May 16 : 17.26
The Guardian is looking to break up its current investigations team - with reporters told to look for other journalism roles in the organisation.
Regionals | 19 May 16 : 13.37
A new quarterly magazine will replace fortnightly council paper East End Life in Tower Hamlets, bringing the local authority in line with government publicity guidelines.
Radio | 19 May 16 : 09.04
Radio 4's Today breakfast news show lost 300,000 listeners in the first quarter of 2016 following the departure of long-serving presenter Jim Naughtie at the end of last year.
Nationals | 18 May 16 : 11.47
The Daily Mirror publisher's decision to hand over details of a journalist's prison service source to police was at the centre of a bid yesterday to overturn an Operative Elveden conviction.
Nationals | 18 May 16 : 06.42
The Sun's "Queen backs Brexit" headline was inaccurate, the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO) has ruled.
  • News | 24 May 16 : 07.59
    Proposals to privatise the UK Land Registry are a threat to investigative journalism, according to trade body the News Media Association. The Government is currently consulting on plans to sell off the body which could see it be removed from Freedom of Information and give it no incentive to share its huge datasets on land values and ownership.

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Warning that Land Registry sell-off threatens journalism and public's right to know
Proposals to privatise the UK Land Registry are a threat to investigative journalism, according to trade body the News Media Association. The Government is currently consulting on plans to sell off the body which could see it be removed from Freedom of Information and give it no incentive to share its huge datasets on land values and ownership.