Peter Evans was a journalist on The Times for 30 years with jobs including UK news editor, leader writer and head of the investigative news team. He said he is not affiliated to any particular political party
By James Brownsell 09 February 12:20
If you were faced with the prospect of having your fingernails pulled out for scribbling some graffiti on a wall, or having your head caved in with rocks because someone said you were gay, not being able to get a decent newspaper may come some way down your list of civil complaints.
By Peter Evans 01 February 11:06
How brutal cost cuts lie behind creation of 'newsroom of the future' at Johnston Press Yorkshire weekliesBy Granville Williams 21 January 10:24
Yorkshire journalist Granville Williams reflects on the decline of the Yorkshire Weekly Newspaper Group
'Reporting is a job, somebody has to do it': Crowdfunding bid to cover inquest of Private Cheryl JamesBy Barry Keevins 07 January 15:41
Freelance journalist Barry Keevins explains why he has launched a crowdfunding appeal to help him cover a two-month long inquest into the death 20 years ago of a soldier who was shot at Deepcut Army Barracks
'Battle of the bongs' continues with BBC and ITV 10pm revamps - but attracting younger generation is the 'big challenge'By Raymond Snoddy 22 December 12:54
Next month, the BBC will unveil a longer version of the BBC Ten O’Clock News.
By SubScribe 14 December 10:57
And so it ends. After four and a half years, countless police hours and the expenditure of more than £40m, the curtain has been pulled down on the phone-hacking saga.
By Bella Sankey 10 December 14:37
Back in May, with the dust barely settled on general election ballot boxes, the Government briefed it would scrap the Human Rights Act during the Government’s first 100 days in power.
IPSO chief: Jo Brand right about media reporting of mental health, but wrong about 'sham' press regulatorBy Matt Tee 09 December 9:58
Last week, Jo Brand gave a lecture for the Hacked Off group, focussing on press coverage of mental health issues and restating Hacked Off’s critique of the Independent Press Standards Organisation.
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.