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News | Friday, 24 October 2014
Daily Star Sunday reporter denies prosecution's claim he lied on oath over prison officer knowledge
A tabloid reporter who allegedly bought stories about Jon Venables' life in prison was accused of lying on oath when he told a court he was...
News | Friday, 24 October 2014
Met conducted 38 press leak investigations in five years - RIPA used in 'vast majority', says source
38 press leak investigations by Met over five years Source: RIPA used in 'vast majority' of cases...
News | Friday, 24 October 2014
Guardian boss: BBC distorting news market in Australia, Google must face 'editorial responsibilities'
Guardian Media Group chief executive Andrew Miller has attacked the BBC for following his company by expanding into Australia. And he has said that...
News | Friday, 24 October 2014
Daily Star journalist standing trial: Didn't matter 'in the slightest' whether Venables source was prison officer
James Bulger's killer's secret new identity was used by a tabloid reporter as a "code word" to verify an anonymous source who rang...
News | Friday, 24 October 2014
BBC's Sir Cliff Richard 'leak' investigated by Met department that grabbed Sun phone records under RIPA
The same department of the Metropolitan Police that secretly obtained the phone records of The Sun in its Plebgate leak investigation was tasked with...
News | Friday, 24 October 2014
Save Our Sources law to stop police secretly seizing journalist phone records is tabled in Parliament
Parliament is to consider a change in the law which would tackle the issues raised by Press Gazette's Save Our Sources campaign. Liberal...
News | Thursday, 23 October 2014
Two vicars win Times libel damages over 'love-split scandal' allegations
Two vicars today accepted High Court libel damages and an apology from The Times over an article which said their relationship had scandalised...
| Thursday, 23 October 2014
Telegraph plan to axe Mandrake diary column and long-serving editor Tim Walker
Telegraph bosses are planning to axe the paper’s daily Mandrake diary column as part of a round of job cuts which will decimate the paper...
News | Thursday, 23 October 2014
Trainee reporters put at risk of redundancy at Newsquest's Lancashire Telegraph
Newsquest has announced proposals to sack around half a dozen journalists at the Lancashire Telegraph. Press Gazette understands that two trainee...
News | Thursday, 23 October 2014
ACPO media chief Colette Paul: Some police are afraid of talking to journalists - there's been no illegal use of RIPA
Media lead for the Association of Chief Police Officers Colette Paul talks to Press Gazette editor Dominic Ponsford about how journalists and police...
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...

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