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Criminal law | 3 March 15 : 17.40
The head of the Crown Prosecution Service faced criticism in Parliament this afternoon for the conviction rate of journalists and was challenged over allegations of a "witch hunt" against the industry.
Nationals | 3 March 15 : 12.26
The Metropolitan Police has admitted to using Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act to secretly obtain the phone records of three Sun journalists and the paper's newsdesk as part of its Plebgate investigation.
Nationals | 3 March 15 : 10.17
The media has irresponsibly turned "Jihadi John" into a modern day Jesse James by repeatedly publishing his name and picture, a Conservative MP has claimed.
News | 3 March 15 : 12.44
The killing of journalists is a “global tragedy” which needs to be urgently addressed, according to WAN-IFRA.
Media business | 2 March 15 : 11.24
Johnston Press has denied that six of its South Midlands editor roles are to be axed as part of a "newsroom of the future" shake-up.
Media business | 2 March 15 : 10.42
The publisher set aside £12m for legal costs associated “historic legal issues”, including phone-hacking, last year, and it said today there is “present uncertainty” about how much this could cost in the future.
Nationals | 27 February 15 : 19.31
Telegraph group editor Chris Evans has invited his journalists to contribute to new guidelines on the relationship between editorial and commercial.
Privacy | 27 February 15 : 12.35
Guido Fawkes has been accused of “working collectively” with Press Gazette after attempting to find out, under the Freedom of Information Act, whether its staff’s telephone records had been secretly obtained by the Metropolitan Police under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act.
Criminal law | 27 February 15 : 16.20
The Metropolitan Police has said it is "disappointing" that journalists continue to make Freedom of Information requests on the use of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act against news organisations.
Regionals | 27 February 15 : 14.00
Trinity Mirror's regional websites more than doubled their collective traffic year on year in the second half of 2014, the latest set of ABC results show.
Media law | 27 February 15 : 09.36
Last week the Government promised that as an interim measure it would require police forces to use the procedure under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act (PACE) in order to acquire journalists’ phone records.
Media business | 27 February 15 : 10.21
In January, the FT recorded a print circulation of 219,444, which is made up of 21,844 bulk copies and represents a 6.3 per cent year-on-year drop.
Nationals | 27 February 15 : 09.37
Conservative Chief Whip Michael Gove described being a journalist as the "best job in the world" yesterday - but declined to say whether he might yet return to the industry.
Nationals | 26 February 15 : 17.29
The Daily Mail is the most read newspaper brand in the UK, with The Sun relegated to fifth place – according to figures released by the National Readership Survey.
Media law | 26 February 15 : 11.40
Three Al-Jazeera journalists have been arrested in Paris for illegally flying a drone. Paris prosecutors said the three foreign nationals...
Regionals | 26 February 15 : 09.30
The BBC has been told it "must not expect to receive others’ news content without providing something in return".
Regionals | 25 February 15 : 12.45
All paid-for regional daily newspapers saw their circulations decline in the second half of 2014, according to new ABC figures.


Sunday Mirror journalist making 250 voicemail hacking calls a day, court told
Phone-hacking was "rife" at all three of Mirror Group Newspaper's (MGN) national titles by mid-1999 at the latest, the High Court has heard. The date when the practice first started at the Daily Mirror, Sunday Mirror and Sunday People was not known, counsel David Sherborne told a hearing to decide the amount of compensation to be awarded in eight representative claims.