The dramatic rise in issued claims for defamation, in particular litigation concerning online publications, might – on the face of the statistics – suggest that the eagerly-anticipated Defamation Act 2013 has already failed in its objective of pro
By Stewart Thorpe 26 November 12:04
The diet of news content often gives audiences reason to feel gloomy.
By Tim Potter 26 November 11:23
Former editor of Money Marketing editor and Centaur managing director Tim Potter explains why business journalists should embrace content marketing lest they go the way as coal miners and typesetters
By Adam Tudor and Isabella Piasecka 18 November 11:29
As the law stands, arrested persons have no absolute right to anonymity.
By Michael Sheen 12 November 8:43
The Freedom of Information Act enshrines our right to know. It gives us the right to the information that we want to know, not what the Government is prepared to let us see. It’s that information that gives us the ability to make informed decisions and to voice opinions on those decisions.
Social media 'incredibly useful' for journalists covering Israel, but it also opens them up to abuseBy James Rodgers 10 November 15:46
Since the Arab uprisings of early 2011, social media have played an increasing role in the politics and conflict of the wider Middle East. That has been especially true in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Why UK should learn the lesson of Ireland's costly decision to fillet its Freedom of Information ActBy Tom Felle 09 November 11:22
Anyone wondering what Justice Secretary Michael Gove’s plans are for the UK Freedom of Information Act should look across the Irish Sea to see what’s in store.
Former B2B editor Richard Siddle: Journalists can't do more and more with less without cutting cornersBy Richard Siddle 06 November 10:55
If video killed the radio star, the internet is doing the same to the writing star.
By Carolyn Pepper 04 November 11:43
Yesterday may be an important date for press regulation. Or it may be of no significance whatsoever.
How to be a Journalist 2015: Press Gazette's guide to journalism training in association with the NCTJBy Press Gazette 02 October 11:34
Press Gazette has published its annual guide to journalism training, produced in association with the National Council for the Training Journalists.
By Pete Brown 30 September 18:00
“And so it begins … ISIS flag among refugees in Germany fighting the police,” blared the headline on the Conservative Post; “with this new leaked picture, everything seems confirmed”. The image in question purported to show a group of Syrian refugees holding ISIS flags and attacking German police officers.
'Journalism is not a crime' campaigners forget the plight of more than 60 tabloid journalists arrested in UKBy Mick Hume 08 September 11:54
It seems that the cry ‘journalism is not a crime’ is everywhere. Turkey’s use of anti-terror laws to arrest two British journalists (and their local ‘fixer’) working for Vice sparked a wave of online protests and petitions.
By Amber Melville-Brown 25 August 10:45
A letter from the Queen means you've reached the ripe old age of 100. A letter from Kensington Palace may mean you've overstepped the mark snapping pictures of a royal prince.
By Christopher Hutchings 04 August 8:41
By Rushabh Haria 28 July 9:28
London24 editor on giving punters what they ask for
The Daily Mirror couldn't make video pay, but a former photographer for the paper reveals how he has since going it aloneBy James Vellacott 27 July 11:14
Former Daily Mirror photographer James Vellacott reveals how he swapped redundancy-threatened life on the national press for a new career heading up his own successful video producation company.
By Colin Randall 16 July 15:57
Guy Rais was a name that resounded in Fleet Street for most of his 35-year career as a Daily Telegraph reporter covering events from war and man-made or natural disasters to the doings and undoing of notorious criminals. At the grand old age of 95, he has died.
By Rushabh Haria 10 July 13:30
A decade after Reuters moved away from Fleet Street, Press Gazette took a wander down what was once the street of adventure for journalists.
By Nigel Tait 09 July 10:47
So, what has contributed to London losing its crown? The so-called “chilling effect”, felt by editors when they feel the icy blast of an incipient libel action, has been warmed up by a number of developments.
By Shruti Sheth 06 July 16:09
More women than ever are training to be journalists.
By Gareth Corfield 24 June 9:33
Croydon Advertiser reporter Gareth Davies did absolutely nothing wrong when he followed up a local fraudster's conviction with fresh stories about her criminal conduct.