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News | Tuesday, 02 September 2014
Keith Vaz: Police showed 'cheer incompetence', BBC behaved 'entirely properly' over Cliff Richard investigation
The BBC put South Yorkshire Police in "a very difficult position" over a planned search of Sir Cliff Richard's home in connection with...
News | Tuesday, 02 September 2014
The Sun: Police 'circumvented normal safeguards' to see phone records and expose Plebgate sources
Sun publisher News UK is to ask a Government watchdog how many times police have spied on journalists’ phone records and what guidance he...
News | Tuesday, 02 September 2014
Has your journalism made a difference? Entries now open for 2014 British Journalism Awards
The third annual British Journalism Awards are now open for entries. Organised by Press Gazette, this is the only major set of UK journalism prizes...
News | Tuesday, 02 September 2014
Police seized journalists' phone records in order to out Plebgate whistleblowers
A police report yesterday detailed how journalists’ telephone records were seized in order to track down the whistleblowers who revealed former...
News | Tuesday, 02 September 2014
Tower Hamlets council 'spent more than £120k on law firms and PR for Panorama investigation'
Council reportedly spent £41,000 on PR firm Champollion Ex-BBC journalist Kim Catcheside, who joined PR firm in 2010...
News | Tuesday, 02 September 2014
BBC director general and South Yorks Police will be quizzed by MPs today over Cliff Richard house search
The director general of the BBC and chief constable of South Yorkshire Police will be questioned by MPs today over the handling of the search of Sir...
News | Monday, 01 September 2014
Journalists at BBC begin work to rule in protest at plan for 500 to lose their jobs
National Union of Journalists representatives at the BBC have agreed to start a 'work to rule' in protest at job cuts and have threatened to...
News | Monday, 01 September 2014
BBC World Service director Peter Horrocks to leave the corporation at the end of the year
Peter Horrocks is standing down as director of the BBC World Service Group after five years in the job. Horrocks (pictured, Reuters), who has worked...
News | Monday, 01 September 2014
Guardian spikes story, comment piece and poll based on unchecked think tank pay research
The Guardian has spiked a news report and comment piece on pay gaps across FTSE 100 companies citing flawed research by a think tank. On 18 August,...
News | Monday, 01 September 2014
Press Gazette: Has the appointment process for 23 senior BBC journalists been open and fair? BBC: We're not telling you
The BBC’s senior compliance officer has backed his team’s decision not to disclose details about the recruitment of 23 high-profile...
News | Monday, 01 September 2014
Former Financial Times Group chief executive in line to become BBC Trust chairwoman
Rona Fairhead is in line to become the new chairwoman of the BBC Trust. The former Financial Times Group chief executive is the front-...
News | Friday, 29 August 2014
Mirror set for 3am shake-up after Sun's Bizarre revamp
The Mirror’s 3am celebrity section is set for a shake-up a month after The Sun’s Bizarre was revamped. Current 3am editor Clemmie Moodie...
News | Friday, 29 August 2014
Rival press regulator IMPRESS announces appointments panel ahead of planned launch by the end of the year
Rival press regulator today IMPRESS today announced the members of the appointments panel which will pick its board. The move comes as the...
News | Thursday, 28 August 2014
Back in business: Chris Blackhurst takes up new role working across Lebedev titles
Former Independent editor Chris Blackhurst has been appointed as multimedia head of business across Evgeny Lebedev's media empire.  Current...
News | Thursday, 28 August 2014
IPSO set to launch on 8 September, chairman Sir Alan Moses tells publishers
The Independent Press Standards Organisation is set to launch on 8 September. According to the Newspaper Society, IPSO chairman Sir Alan Moses has...
News | Thursday, 28 August 2014
Study reveals growing dominance of privately-educated elite at the top of UK journalism
Nearly half of UK national newspaper columnists graduated from Oxford or Cambridge, according to new Government research. A study by the Social...
News | Thursday, 28 August 2014
Andrew Norfolk on exposing street grooming: 'I didn't want the story to be true'
Journalist Andrew Norfolk reveals in The Times today that when he first came across allegations that groups "Asian" men were targeting...
News | Thursday, 28 August 2014
Former soldier who sold information to newspaper escapes charges
A former soldier who sold information to a newspaper has been conditionally cautioned, the Crown Prosecution Service has said. He will not be...
News | Wednesday, 27 August 2014
All UK local weekly newspapers audited by ABC in first half of this year lose sales
None of the 22 UK paid-for local weekly newspapers audited by ABC in the first half of this year increase sales. The best performer, in relative...
News | Wednesday, 27 August 2014
ITV News Africa correspondent Rohit Kachroo takes up UK editor role
ITV News’s Africa correspondent, Rohit Kachroo, has been appointed UK editor. Kachroo, who in recent months has worked on the death of Nelson...

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