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News | Wednesday, 30 July 2014
NUJ and Bectu to ballot members for strike action over planned job cuts across BBC News and World Service
The National Union of Journalists and broadcasting union Bectu are balloting members for strike action over planned job cuts at the BBC. Head of BBC...
News | Wednesday, 30 July 2014
Northern Echo changed to guilty plea over naming of alleged sexual assault victim because defendant was first charged with rape
The Northern Echo pleaded guilty to a charge of identifying an alleged rape victim in a court report victim because the defendant was originally...
News | Wednesday, 30 July 2014
News of the World pair Neil Wallis and Jules Stenson face phone-hacking charges
Two former News of the World journalists have been charged with conspiring to hack phones, prosecutors have announced. Former features editor at the...
News | Wednesday, 30 July 2014
Video: Sunday Times foreign correspondent Christina Lamb on her 'addictive' job
Sunday Times foreign correspondent Christina Lamb has spoken of her “addiction” to war correspondence while talking about her job. In a...
News | Wednesday, 30 July 2014
House of Lords committee: Right to be forgotten ruling 'unworkable' and 'wrong in principle'
A House of Lords committee has said the ruling requiring search engines to give people the 'right to be forgotten' ruling is "unworkable...
News | Tuesday, 29 July 2014
Max Mosley to sue Google for continuing to publish sex party images
Max Mosley (pictured, Reuters) is to sue Google for continuing to publish images of him at a sex party. Mosley, youngest son of Sir Oswald...
News | Tuesday, 29 July 2014
Eddie Mair pleased after Newsnight's Evan Davis appointment brings end to 'months of tedious speculation'
Eddie Mair has spoken of his relief after Evan Davis was announced as the new host of Newsnight - because it puts an end to the "...
News | Tuesday, 29 July 2014
BBC remains tight-lipped over recruitment process for 23 high-profile journalists - citing data protection in FOI rejection
The BBC has rejected a Freedom of Information request for more details about the recruitment of 23 high-profile journalists, citing data protection...
News | Tuesday, 29 July 2014
Sebastian Coe: 'I haven't the capacity' to be next BBC Trust chairman
Sebastian Coe (pictured, Reuters) has signalled he has pulled out of the race to become the next chairman of the BBC Trust. The London...
| Monday, 28 July 2014
Adrian Jeakings stands down as chief executive of Archant 12 years after joining regional publisher
Adrian Jeakings has stepped down as chief executive and board member of Archant. Jeakings joined the regional publisher as group finance director in...
News | Monday, 28 July 2014
Impress appoints International Federation of Journalists general secretary as chair of appointments panel
The Impress Project, which is establishing the Independent Monitor for the press as an independent press regulator has announced that former...
News | Monday, 28 July 2014
Mirror chief exec Simon Fox stands by no-paywall approach as publisher experiments with further offshoots
Trinity Mirror will continue to "experiment" with commercial partnerships and advertising to make money online rather than adopting a...
News | Monday, 28 July 2014
Trinity Mirror half-year financial report reveals £4m set aside for phone-hacking civil claims
Trinity Mirror has set aside £4m for the costs of dealing with alleged phone-hacking. The publisher is facing 17 civil claims over phone-...
News | Monday, 28 July 2014
London Live chief defends application to reduce volume of peak-time local content
London Live’s chief operating officer has defended the channel’s application to reduce the volume of its local content, and said the...
News | Monday, 28 July 2014
Convicted in absentia, sentenced to ten years in Egypt prison: British Al Jazeera journalist tells of 'burning sense of injustice'
A British Al Jazeera journalist convicted in absentia over terrorism offences in Egypt has spoken out against the “burning sense of injustice...
News | Friday, 25 July 2014
Two public officials admit to misconduct over sale of stories to Sun and Mirror newspapers
Two public officials have admitted misconduct over the sale of stories to tabloid newspapers. Reggie Nunkoo, 40, of Lynmouth Road, Walthamstow,...
News | Friday, 25 July 2014
Mira Bar-Hillel says fellow UK-based Jewish journalists won't speak out against Israel 'for fear of retribution'
An Israeli journalist has defended her claims that fellow Jewish writers in the UK are afraid to speak out against her country of birth over the Gaza...
News | Friday, 25 July 2014
FT half-year results: Digital now makes up two-thirds of readership after 33 per cent rise to 455k subscribers
Digital subscriptions of the Financial Times have increased by 33 per cent year on year to 455,000. The newspaper today claimed a record total...
News | Friday, 25 July 2014
Northern Echo fined for naming alleged rape victim in 'highly unusual' case without legal precedent
The publisher of the Northern Echo has been fined after naming the victim of an alleged sexual assault in a case described as "highly unusual...
News | Friday, 25 July 2014
Al Jazeera journalist to appeal Egypt conviction: 'This isn't just about those wrongly convicted in our case. This is about press freedom'
Jailed former BBC journalist Peter Greste is to appeal against his conviction on terrorism-related charges in Egypt, his brother has said...

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