Insight and analysis from Press Gazette editor Dominic Ponsford

By Dominic Ponsford 16 April 16:38
The outcome of the general election could have dramatic consequences for the future of journalism in the UK.
By Dominic Ponsford 14 April 13:49
Press Gazette’s report revealing there are at least 3,400 PR and marketing staff working in local Government has been wrongly interpreted as an attack on the PR industry (by the CI
By Dominic Ponsford 13 April 14:30
The Labour Party's pledge to tackle "concentrations of unaccountable power" in the media looks like it is targeted at News UK owner Rupert Murdoch.
By Dominic Ponsford 13 April 11:29
There was more evidence the extent to which journalists feel fozen out of a stage-managed election campaign as David Cameron snubbed the Huddersfield Daily Examiner on a trip to a factory in Meltham.
By Dominic Ponsford 09 April 11:01
When Telegraph journalists said goodbye to owner Conrad Black in 2004 many cheered the departure of a bumptious lord (who turned out to be something of a crook).
By Dominic Ponsford 25 March 9:42
The BBC yesterday became the latest news organisation to redesign its website for mobile.
By Dominic Ponsford 24 March 17:04
It says something something about the lack of diversity at the top of British journalism that much has been made of the fact The Guardian’s new editor went to state school and is a woman.
By Dominic Ponsford 23 March 12:54
The acquittal of four Sun journalists on Friday feels like a watershed in the battle between UK journalism and the criminal justice system.
By Dominic Ponsford 19 March 17:06
Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger is among those taking part in a debate at City University later this month looking at the police, surveillance and journalists.
By Dominic Ponsford 19 March 10:13
The UK’s top national newspaper editors have shared their tips on what makes a good journalist for press marketing body Newsbrands.
By Dominic Ponsford 17 March 13:56
The Sunday Times filmed Tory co-Treasurer Peter Cruddas admitting that a foreign company could gain access to David Cameron and influence Government policy if it paid the party £250,000 a year.
By Dominic Ponsford 02 March 10:07
One consequence of the Peter Oborne/HSBC row is that Chris Evans has emerged as de factor editor-in-chief of the Telegraph titles.
By Dominic Ponsford 23 February 16:52
News that the Government is rush through legal curbs on police viewing journalists’ call records without judicial oversight is a victory for the whole journalism industry.
By Dominic Ponsford 20 February 11:31
The Telegraph’s punchy leader column today - with a promise “to follow the facts without fear or favour” - is a welcome public response to the Peter Oborne/HSBC row.
By Dominic Ponsford 05 February 11:42
Six months after Press Gazette launched the Save Our Sources campaign we can today declare a tentative victory.
By Dominic Ponsford 30 January 14:45
Since the revelation in September last year that the Met Police had secretly viewed the phone records of law-abiding journalists at The Sun I have not met anyone who thinks this is a good thing.
By Dominic Ponsford 22 January 16:27
Three years after the initial arrests, after three months of hearings and 49 hours of jury deliberations there have been no convictions in the Sun six trial.
By Dominic Ponsford 22 January 9:20
On Tuesday Press Gazette followed up a story in The Times about The Sun dropping its Page Three topless photos.
By Dominic Ponsford 16 January 13:42
The Independent Press Standards Organisation has ruled on a complaint brought by the journalist Dennis Rice against Press Gazette.