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News | Monday, 20 April 2015
Elveden unravels: After four years and 34 arrested/charged journalists, one conviction stands
It is nearly four years after the start of Operation Elveden and the subsequent arrest and/or charging of at least 34 journalists. Today, one...
News | Monday, 20 April 2015
Times publishes page 2 IPSO adjudication after picturing non-relevant woman with man arrested for murder
The Independent Press Standards Organisation has upheld a complaint against The Times after it pictured a man arrested for murder with a woman who...
News | Monday, 20 April 2015
Paddy Ashdown accuses BBC of misrepresenting Lib Dems by reporting Nick Clegg opted out of TV debate
Liberal Democrat election campaign chief Paddy Ashdown has written to the BBC to complain it misrepresented the party's position by reporting...
News | Monday, 20 April 2015
CPS guidance over misconduct in public office: Payments for 'tittle tattle' unlikely to result in prosecution
The Crown Prosecution Service has indicated that journalists are unlikely to face prosecution for misconduct in public office in future for cases...
News | Monday, 20 April 2015
CPS dubbed 'Crown Persecution Service' as former DPP Ken Macdonald says journalist trials were 'error'
A former Director of Public Prosections has acknowledged that the Crown Prosecution Service made an "error" in pursuing some Operation...
News | Monday, 20 April 2015
Hogan-Howe and Saunders should resign over 'revolting, politically-motivated' trials, says Sun royal editor
Cleared Sun royal editor Duncan Larcombe has called for the chief of Metropolitan Police and the Director of Public Prosecutions to resign. Larcombe...
News | Friday, 17 April 2015
'They've put honest journalists through hell' - Sun's Millard and Malinsky slam police 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...

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