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News | Friday, 12 September 2014
Criminal case against doctor exposed by Sunday Times dropped because of Mazher Mahmood connection
The case against a doctor and a pharmacist accused of illegally supplying an abortion drug has been dropped because it relied on evidence from...
News | Friday, 12 September 2014
Hacking scoop reporter Nick Davies says journalists should find out from RIPA tribunal if police have spied on them
The reporter who exposed the hacking scandal has said journalists should ask the Investigatory Powers Tribunal if police have spied on them. Author...
News | Friday, 12 September 2014
UK's top civil servant says Alex Salmond wrong about claim Treasury 'leaked' RBS relocation story to BBC
Claims by Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond that the Treasury deliberately leaked details of Royal Bank of Scotland's plans to relocate its...
News | Friday, 12 September 2014
BBC denies plan in place to double licence fee for independent Scots
The BBC has stood by its position of not reporting the impact that Scottish independence would have on its services. It comes after The Guardian...
News | Friday, 12 September 2014
PCC: Misleading Daily Telegraph article needlessly identified the wife of convicted paedophile
The Daily Telegraph has become the last newspaper to be censured by the Press Complaints Commission after it needlessly identified the wife of a...
News | Friday, 12 September 2014
Ex-News of the World reporter denies plot to pay Liverpool health care worker for story
An ex-News of the World reporter has denied plotting to commit misconduct in a public office by paying a Liverpool health care worker for a story....
News | Friday, 12 September 2014
Google grants artist whose 'paintings have developed' the right to be forgotten
Google has granted an artist the ‘right to be forgotten’ after he said his “paintings have developed” since a 2009 photograph...
News | Thursday, 11 September 2014
NUJ calls off threatened strike action at BBC after securing recruitment freeze
Journalists at the BBC have decided not to go on strike after management agreed to a freeze on compulsory redundancies and on recruitment. Members...
News | Thursday, 11 September 2014
Save Our Sources: Press Gazette campaign to stop public authorities spying on journalists' phone records
Sign our petition here. Without whistleblowers there is no investigative journalism. That’s why the news that the Met Police secretly...
News | Thursday, 11 September 2014
Alex Salmond says there will be 'inevitable investigation' into Treasury's 'market sensitive' RBS leak to BBC
Alex Salmond (pictured, Reuters) has said there would be an "inevitable investigation" over allegations that the Treasury leaked...
News | Thursday, 11 September 2014
Secret state: Members of armed forces must notify press officers even if they meet a journalist socially
New official guidelines impose strict controls on anyone from the armed forces making contact with journalists, even in a social setting. The rules...
News | Thursday, 11 September 2014
Scotsman, FT and Spectator back No vote ahead of Scottish independence referendum
The Scotsman and Financial Times have declared support for a No vote ahead of next week's Scottish independence referendum. In May, the...
News | Thursday, 11 September 2014
PCC rejects complaint against Guardian for 'payment to criminal' Chris Huhne - whose contract has now terminated
The Press Complaints Commission has rejected a complaint against The Guardian for publishing a column by Chris Huhne - whose Guardian...
News | Wednesday, 10 September 2014
£60 a month for 'backstage pass' as Guardian unveils membership scheme and plan to open 30,000 sq ft events 'space'
Guardian News and Media has launched a new membership scheme, an events programme and announced plans for a new “space” to host its...
News | Wednesday, 10 September 2014
Scottish Sun condemns 'insulting' and 'inept' pro-Unionist parties as Murdoch signals backing for independence
The Scottish Sun today condemned the “pro-Unionist parties” as its owner gave the strongest hint yet that he backed Scottish independence...
News | Wednesday, 10 September 2014
Culture Secretary warns Scots: Vote to leave the UK and you will lose the BBC
Culture Secretary Sajid Javid has reiterated his predecessor Maria Miller's warning that an independent Scotland would lose the BBC. Speaking at...
News | Wednesday, 10 September 2014
Rupert Murdoch says Sun's Page Three models would be better 'wearing some fashionable clothes'
News Corp proprietor Rupert Murdoch suggested today that he would like to ditch Page Three topless photos from The Sun. In recent weeks The Sun has...
News | Wednesday, 10 September 2014
Preferred BBC Trust chair candidate Rona Fairhead defends licence fee during CMS committee appearance
The preferred candidate to take over from Lord Patten as head of the BBC Trust defended the licence fee during a hearing with MPs. Businesswoman...
News | Tuesday, 09 September 2014
Sir Alan Moses says IPSO is not Leveson-compliant but insists that it will be independent
Head of new press regulator the Independent Press Standards Organisation Sir Alan Moses today insisted that the new body would live up to the first...
News | Tuesday, 09 September 2014
BBC deputy head of news Fran Unsworth: We have already cut £50m without the audience noticing a fall in quality
The BBC's deputy director of news and current affairs Fran Unsworth said her department had already cut £50m without the audience noticing...

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