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Nationals | 26 March 15 : 10.21
The Independent Press Standards Organisation has ruled that the Guido Fawkes/Sunday Mirror investigation into Conservative MP Brooks Newmark was justified.
Nationals | 26 March 15 : 09.32
Trinity Mirror is understood to be in negotiations to buy David Montgomery’s regional newspaper group Local World, according to industry sources.
Nationals | 24 March 15 : 08.04
When Sun executive editor Fergus Shanahan was arrested more than three years ago, he says he was made to feel like “one of the most dangerous men in the country” by the four cars full of police officers who descended on his family home in Felsted, Essex, shortly after 6am.
Media business | 25 March 15 : 16.13
Johnston Press today launched its first digitally-led title, BelfastVibe, targeting 18- to 35-year-olds in the Northern Ireland capital.
Appointments | 25 March 15 : 13.49
Former editor of the Telegraph’s Mandrake diary column Tim Walker has been recruited by the Daily Mirror to beef up its general election coverage.
Media business | 25 March 15 : 12.29
Johnston Press reported operating profit up 2.8 per cent to £55.5m on as chief executive Ashley Highfield said the regional press giant is on a “much more stable and secure footing as a company”.
Regulation | 25 March 15 : 10.38
An advertisement which gave Daily Star readers the chance to win a date with a page three model has been banned for being sexist,...
Regionals | 25 March 15 : 09.47
A claim by lawyers for phone-hacking victims that they had suffered "unparalleled" harm was simply wrong, the High Court has heard.
Criminal law | 24 March 15 : 11.06
A former chief constable has said there needs to be a review of the way the charge of corruption in a public office is used against journalists.
Nationals | 23 March 15 : 15.09
Lawyers for Sun deputy editor Geoff Webster have revealed that they twice asked the Crown Prosecution Service to reconsider its case against their client.
Nationals | 24 March 15 : 09.55
The Times and Sunday Times now claim to have more than 400,000 paid-for subscribers (or "members" as they are being called).
Nationals | 23 March 15 : 09.52
There have been widespread calls for the Crown Prosecution Service to review its policy on prosecuting journalists after the acquittal of four Sun journalists on Friday.
Defamation and libel | 24 March 15 : 08.43
Helal Uddin Abbas sued Mohamed Yousuf Shah, editor of the London Bangla newspaper, over material which appeared in the issue dated 15-21 October 2010.
Nationals | 23 March 15 : 15.19
Brandon Malinsky, 50, is on trial at the Old Bailey charged with conspiring to commit misconduct in a public office between September 2010 and March 2011.
Nationals | 23 March 15 : 08.33
A former News of the World royal reporter from east London has been convicted of using a soldier in Prince Harry's regiment as a paid tipster, it can now be reported.
Nationals | 23 March 15 : 09.10
Bettina Jordan-Barber, 42, was cultivated by Sun chief reporter John Kay as his "number one military contact", providing him with exclusive details of army disciplinary investigations, sex scandals and casualties in Afghanistan.
Media law | 23 March 15 : 08.54
An inquest in Leicester was told that Brenda Leyland was found dead two days after her involvement in online abuse of Madeleine McCann's parents was exposed by Sky News.

Media law

Supreme Court quashes Government veto on release of Charles letters after 10-year Guardian FoI fight
The Guardian has won a 10-year legal battle which could force the Government to release letters sent from Prince Charles to ministers. The Supreme Court has upheld a decision made by the Court of Appeal last year which said former Attorney General Dominic Grieve had “no good reason” for using his ministerial veto to block the release of the letters.