By Dominic Ponsford 25 November 15:04
Mr Justice Warby today demolished the libel case brought by former MP Tim Yeo and sided pretty much 100 per cent behind The Sunday Times.
By Dominic Ponsford 23 November 16:09

On 22 November 1965 UK Press Gazette published its first edition.

Launched by publisher Colin Valdar, and first editor David North, it proclaimed proudly on that first front page:

By Dominic Ponsford 19 November 16:45
Press Gazette has submitted this letter, as well as the 41,000 signatures gathered so far to our petition and 400 pages detailing the reasons peoplee have given for backing the campaign. We will be keeping the petition, which is addressed to minister Matthew Hancock, open until the issue has been resolved.
By Dominic Ponsford 17 November 15:11
The planned closure of FHM and Zoo magazines ends an era of journalism which began in 1994 with the launch of Loaded.
By Dominic Ponsford 13 November 12:00
Are News Corp lawyers inadvertently to blame for the deaths of 224 Russians in the Egyptian air crash?
By Dominic Ponsford 11 November 10:39
The cruel arrest and failed prosecution of former detective chief superintendent Dave Cook shows the extent to which those in power will go to ensure that Britain has secret police.
By Dominic Ponsford 05 November 15:02
But the draft Investigatory Power Bill goes nowhere near far enough in terms of protecting the confidential sources and whistleblowers that an open society depends on.
By Dominic Ponsford 28 October 16:16
Local World was launched by David Montgomery three years ago with a promise that it signalled the start of “the fightback in Britain’s regional media industry”.
By Dominic Ponsford 20 October 14:16
The Government appears to have removed the main stick in its post-Leveson legal settlement which was designed to force publishers to sign up to an official press regulator.
By Dominic Ponsford 15 October 16:43
The acquittal of two Sun journalists today means that out of 34 journalists arrested and/or charged under Met Police's Operation Elveden inquiry, two have been convicted.
By Dominic Ponsford 14 October 16:09
Unless we take urgent action to solve the crisis in the regional press we will find the whole journalism industry is built on sand.
By Dominic Ponsford 18 September 10:05

If a journalist was secretly filmed suggesting they would take money to use their influence to get stories in the paper they would get drummed out of the profession.

By Dominic Ponsford 11 September 10:09
Following the minutiae of the debate around press regulation sometimes bores even me. But bear with me because news that the Press Recognition Panel (PRP) is today open for business is a development which could have major repercussions for all journalists.
By Dominic Ponsford 08 September 16:27
Loaded opinion polls were used today to claim that press regulator IPSO is failing, or has been given a clear bill of health – depending on your view point.
By Dominic Ponsford 07 September 15:04
A year on from the launch of the Independent Press Standards Organisation I would give it full marks of its job as a complaints handler.
By Dominic Ponsford 03 September 10:09
The return of Rebekah Brooks to her old job appears to nullify much of the work News Corp has done to distance itself from the hacking scandal in the UK.
By Dominic Ponsford 27 August 13:25
When Guardian Media Group sold its regional newspaper titles for just over £7m in 2010 it clearly did not believe they had much of a future.
By Dominic Ponsford 28 July 15:05
The shameful way News UK, and more recently Trinity Mirror, have thrown sources to the wolves under Operation Elveden casts a shadow over the reputation of British journalism.
By Dominic Ponsford 24 July 11:17
Japanese publishing giant Nikkei has bet the farm on using the Financial Times to make it become a global business media player.
By Dominic Ponsford 23 July 17:15
A purchase price of 35 times annual profits looks generous for the Financial Times Group.