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News | Wednesday, 01 October 2014
Former News of the World managing editor Stuart Kuttner seeks return of £135,000 spent fighting hacking prosecution
News International has dropped an application for costs incurred in relation to the multimillion-pound phone-hacking trial of Rebekah Brooks and her...
News | Wednesday, 01 October 2014
Second police force admits using RIPA to spy on journalists and sources by seizing phone records
A second police force has admitted secretly spying on journalists by using the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act. Kent Police used RIPA to...
News | Wednesday, 01 October 2014
Sky News relaunches website with mobile-friendly design
Sky News today relaunched its website in a mobile-friendly format. The tile-based design means that the site has the same design for mobiles,...
News | Wednesday, 01 October 2014
'This was no fishing expedition...this was an agreed plan' - Guido Fawkes blog defends reporter in Sunday Mirror MP sexting sting
The Guido Fawkes blog has admitted that its reporter Alex Wickham was behind the Sunday Mirror MP sexting sting and insisted that it was “no...
News | Wednesday, 01 October 2014
Sun's Vince Soodin is a 'diligent, hard working and decent journalist...He is not a criminal', court told
How can there be a conspiracy to commit misconduct in a public office when only one person has been charged with conspiracy? This was the question...
News | Tuesday, 30 September 2014
IPSO could investigate Sunday Mirror sexting sting without complaint from Newmark, subterfuge a 'last resort'
Chairman of the Independent Press Standards Organisation Sir Alan Moses said subterfuge should only be used as a "last resort" as a...
News | Tuesday, 30 September 2014
'That someone is a nice guy is not a defence...he knew what he was doing', trial of Sun's Vince Soodin told
“That someone is unquestionably a nice guy is not a defence”, said prosecutor Peter Wright QC has he began his closing speech in the...
News | Tuesday, 30 September 2014
Cameron on Sunday Mirror MP sexting sting: 'We've got this new press regulator, let's let them make a decision'
It is for the new press regulator to decide whether a newspaper "sting" operation that forced a minister to resign in a sex scandal was...
News | Tuesday, 30 September 2014
Mirror editor sorry for use of women's pics without permission in Minister sexting sting, MP calls in Scotland Yard
Sunday Mirror editor in chief Lloyd Embley has apologised for the use of photos of women without their permission in a ‘sexting’ sting...
News | Tuesday, 30 September 2014
Third video appears featuring British journalist held by Isis John Cantlie
Islamic extremists have released another propaganda video appearing to feature British journalist John Cantlie. The clip, which lasts for five-and-a...
News | Monday, 29 September 2014
'These are dark times for the British press,' says Sun reporter as he denies 'cultivating' police source
A Sun reporter told the Old Bailey “these are dark times for the British press” while defending himself against the allegation of...
News | Monday, 29 September 2014
Sun reporter accused of corrupting policeman rejected story from same source about colleague using Grindr
A Sun reporter has told how he turned down a story from a police source who claimed a colleague was a user of an app which connects gay and bi-sexual...
News | Monday, 29 September 2014
Times lawyer recklessly, rather than knowingly, misled High Court over Nightjack email hacking
The High Court has ruled that a former lawyer for The Times recklessly rather than knowingly allowed the court to be misled in the Nightjack case....
News | Monday, 29 September 2014
Mirror editor Lloyd Embley said public interest was 'nailed on' to undercover sexting sting with Tory MP
Sunday Mirror editor in chief Lloyd Embley has said there was a “nailed on public interest” to its story yesterday revealing that a...
News | Monday, 29 September 2014
'Rapid growth' online fails to offset print decline as Scottish Herald and Times group reports fall in profits
The Newsquest-owned Herald and Times group’s profits fell in the last financial year, with “rapid growth” online failing to offset...
News | Friday, 26 September 2014
'It's in no one's interest to cover up wrongdoing in the public sector' - but journalists' sources are under attack
Sign the Save Our Sources petition Earlier this year, a frightened public sector worker who had leaked a story to the press which was undoubtedly...
News | Friday, 26 September 2014
Sun reporter: I was never told paying public official against the law, every story was okayed by lawyers
A Sun reporter today denied plotting with a corrupt police officer when he sent a "stock" reply to a tip sent to the tabloid about a...
News | Friday, 26 September 2014
Mirror publisher in £125k hacking payouts to Sven, Doctor Who actor, Beckham nanny and three others
Former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson (pictured, Reuters) and actor Christopher Eccleston have settled their phone-hacking damages claims for...
News | Friday, 26 September 2014
'From covering council meetings to Bedford's biggest sunflower, I love what I do' - BBC hosts Journalism Diversity Fund
Efforts to counter the lack of economic and ethnic diversity in journalism were recognised at the BBC’s New Broadcasting House yesterday as the...
News | Thursday, 25 September 2014
Referendum day saw Scotsman website attract 1m page views - beating previous record by 50 per cent
The Scotsman website reported record web traffic and a print circulation rise of 25 per cent as a result of its referendum coverage last week. Last...

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