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News | Friday, 17 April 2015
'They've put honest journalists through hell' - Sun's Millard and Malinsky slam police and CPS after Elveden acquittals
  Sun reporter Neil Millard (pictured PA) says his life has been a “bad dream” ever since eight police officers from the Met's...
News | Friday, 17 April 2015
Crown Prosecution Service drops nine journalist prosecutions after latest Elveden acquittals
The Crown Prosecution Service is scrapping most of the planned trials involving journalists accused of payments to public officials. The move...
News | Friday, 17 April 2015
Tabloid four trial: Three journalists cleared over public official payments, CPS mulls retrial of Tom Wells
Two Sun journalists and a former Daily Mirror reporter today walked free from court after being cleared of conspiracy to misconduct in a public...
News | Friday, 17 April 2015
Lib Dems: We weren't invited to BBC debate - BBC: All parties agreed to the format
The Liberal Democrats have complained about their exclusion from last night’s BBC debate, saying they were “not invited”. But...
News | Friday, 17 April 2015
Journalist jailed for seven years because she exposed Chinese plan for press freedom clampdown
A veteran Chinese journalist was jailed for seven years for leaking a document detailing the Communist Party's resolve to target civil press...
News | Friday, 17 April 2015
NUJ blasts Desmond for giving UKIP £1.3m as he denies journalists pay rise which would cost £800k
The Daily Express owner Richard Desmond has donated £1m to UKIP's election fighting fund, bringing his total contribution to £1....
News | Thursday, 16 April 2015
BBC to allow product placement on World News channel
The BBC is to begin allowing paid product placement in programmes on its BBC World News international TV channel. BBC programmes outside the UK have...
News | Thursday, 16 April 2015
After 39 years of fighting 'boffins, toffs and cads', Daily Mail style guide writer reveals all (including Dacre's sub-editor 'fears')
A sub-editor who worked for the Daily Mail for 39 years has published a revised version of the style guide she wrote for the newspaper group –...
News | Wednesday, 15 April 2015
Lib Dem manifesto: If press haven't signed up for 'genuinely independent self-regulation' in a year, 'Parliament will need to act'
The Liberal Democrat election manifesto calls for action from Parliament if the press continues to refuse to sign up to a regulator which complies...
News | Wednesday, 15 April 2015
Labour's media plurality pledge: Campaigners want 30 per cent ownership cap which would hit News UK
Media reform campaigners have welcomed Labour’s manifesto promise to tackle media plurality. In its manifesto released yesterday the...
News | Wednesday, 15 April 2015
From 'useless journalist' to Rolling Stones PR: Alan Edwards reflects on 40 years of working with Fleet Street
Since 1975, PR Alan Edwards has represented The Who, the Rolling Stones, Amy Winehouse, the Spice Girls, David Bowie, Michael Jackson, Robbie...
News | Wednesday, 15 April 2015
Lib Dems promise law to stop journalists who act in public interest being 'dragged through the courts'
A new law to protect journalists from unnecessary prosecutions is set to be included in the Liberal Democrat manifesto. The party is proposing to...
News | Wednesday, 15 April 2015
Daily Mail emerges as BBC's newspaper of choice as corporation cuts down on Guardian
The Daily Mail has become the BBC's newspaper of choice, with the corporation cutting down on copies of The Guardian, new figures show. But...
News | Tuesday, 14 April 2015
Criminal offence for media to identify victims of female genital mutilation from next month
  Victims of female genital mutilation will be entitled to lifelong anonymity in the media under new provisions which will come into force...
News | Tuesday, 14 April 2015
Conservative manifesto pledges protection for journalists under bill of rights and makes no Leveson commitments
The Conservative Party has pledged to offer journalists “explicit protection” under the British Bill of Rights, which it wants to replace...
News | Tuesday, 14 April 2015
Londoners quizzed by Press Gazette disagree with Labour on need for tougher press regulation
Most members of the public quizzed by Press Gazette in a vox pop today did not appear to agree with Labour's manifesto plan for tougher press...
News | Tuesday, 14 April 2015
Green Party manifesto includes pledge to scrap RIPA and threat of Leveson legislation
The Green Party’s 2015 general election manifesto has called for the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act to be scrapped, citing its failure...
News | Tuesday, 14 April 2015
Press could face threat of statutory regulation by Ofcom under Labour government
Labour’s pledge to enforce the Leveson report recommendations could ultimately see the UK press threatened with regulation by Ofcom. The party...
News | Tuesday, 14 April 2015
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson has perjury trial delayed until after election
The perjury trial of former Downing Street director of communications Andy Coulson in Scotland is now to be begin after the general election. The 47...
News | Tuesday, 14 April 2015
George Osborne warns BBC against 'suffocating local news' and Times accuses corporation of 'website imperialism'
Chancellor George Osborne (pictured, Reuters) wants the BBC "to be the national broadcaster without being a monopoly broadcaster". The...

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