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News | Wednesday, 22 October 2014
'Is it important that Jon Venables likes Harry Potter?' Prosecution accuses prison officer of leaking 'drivel'
A prison officer from Corby was challenged in court about whether he felt a "tweak of conscience" about making thousands of pounds from...
News | Wednesday, 22 October 2014
Reporter's email said: 'Can I bung £250 to the policeman and £250 to the soldier?', Sun six trial told
A senior Sun journalist asked his superiors to "bung" a police officer and a serving soldier hundreds of pounds in exchange for exclusives...
News | Wednesday, 22 October 2014
'I phoned paper because everything that was happening was wrong' - prison officer defends Jon Venables leaks
A prison officer from Corby contacted the press about James Bulger killer Jon Venables because of the "complete injustice" of his special...
News | Wednesday, 22 October 2014
Local World takes on Johnston Press in Grantham with launch of new weekly title
Local World has announced plans to launch a new weekly newspaper to rival Johnston Press in Grantham, Lincolnshire. The Grantham Target will be an...
News | Tuesday, 21 October 2014
Sun six trial told how Peter Sutcliffe and spree killer Daniel Gonzalez stories leaked from Broadmoor
Detectives and staff at Broadmoor Hospital leaked details of spree killer Daniel Gonzalez and Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe to the tabloid press,...
News | Tuesday, 21 October 2014
Justice minister admits it is 'matter of concern' that journalists have no public interest defence against bribery or hacking
The Liberal Democrats last night tabled amendments to the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill to provide public interest defences to journalists and...
News | Tuesday, 21 October 2014
Heat agrees libel settlement with Timberlake and Biel after Irish legal action over 'flirty photos' story
American showbiz couple Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel (pictured: Reuters) have settled a lawsuit against celeb weekly Heat after suing the title...
News | Tuesday, 21 October 2014
Telegraph journalists warned to brace themselves redundancies - around 55 jobs could go
Telegraph Media group editor in chief Jason Seiken has written to all journalists warning them of plans to reduce the overall number of editorial...
News | Tuesday, 21 October 2014
Sun six trial: Journalist accused of paying for information about police downloading indecent images
Senior detectives who investigated the Soham murders of schoolgirls Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman were unaware of any leaks to The Sun from inside...
News | Tuesday, 21 October 2014
Boris Johnson asked by London Assembly to make police seek 'judicial approval' to view journalist call records
London mayor Boris Johnson is to be asked whether he will ensure the Metropolitan Police seeks judicial approval to access journalists’ phone...
News | Tuesday, 21 October 2014
'We didn't get it right': Sun to give 'especial consideration' to child front pages after 'devil boy' IPSO complaint
The Sun has said it "didn't get it right" with a front page story reporting on a four-year-old boy with the mark of the "devil...
News | Monday, 20 October 2014
James Bulger killer 'pissed off' about stories leaked to press, trial of Star and NoW journalists hears
The killer of toddler James Bulger did not want his hair shaved off in prison for fear of it leaking to newspapers that he looked "like a thug...
News | Monday, 20 October 2014
Record number of entries for British Journalism Awards as TSB becomes headline sponsor
This year’s British Journalism Awards have attracted a record number of entries representing every major UK news publisher and broadcaster....
News | Monday, 20 October 2014
Fran Unsworth to take over BBC World Service while remaining deputy head of news
BBC deputy director of news and current affairs Fran Unsworth has been appointed director of the BBC World Service Group. Unsworth will retain her...
News | Monday, 20 October 2014
Nick Clegg: Police should be banned from viewing journalists' call records without judicial approval
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said today that the police shold be banned from accessing journalists' call records without the permission of a...
News | Monday, 20 October 2014
IPSO still 'considering' Sunday Mirror sexting sting despite fact MP has dropped complaint
The Independent Press Standards Organisation is continuing to investigate the Sunday Mirror for its Brooks Newmark story despite the fact the...
News | Monday, 20 October 2014
X Factor Cheryl's publicity-shy husband gets privacy payout over three-page Reveal profile
  Reveal magazine is to pay out substantial privacy damages to the husband of X Factor judge Cheryl Fernandez-Versini (pictured, Reuters...
News | Monday, 20 October 2014
Met terror chief defends RIPA spying against journalists: 'Nobody should be above the law'
  A senior Metropolitan Police officer has defended the use of spying powers against journalists saying that “nobody should be above the...
| Monday, 20 October 2014
Critic loses Sunday Express employment tribunal despite 'unfair process' after judge finds he was freelance
  The Sunday Express’s former theatre critic has lost his employment tribunal after he was not judged to have been a Northern and Shell...
News | Monday, 20 October 2014
Former Today chief Ceri Thomas confirmed as Panorama editor
  Ceri Thomas has been named as the new editor of Panorama. Thomas has been acting editor of the title since May, when Tom Giles was moved...

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