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News | Friday, 31 October 2014
Police forces reveal internal emails on why they refused to answer Press Gazette RIPA questions
A police force has said it would not give consideration to whether someone was a journalist when making a Regulation of Investigatory Powers request...
News | Friday, 31 October 2014
Sun six trial: Broadmoor inmates watching porn and killer on suicide watch among leaked stories
A former clinical director at Broadmoor Hospital said yesterday its notorious inmates have a right to watch soft pornography. Dr Kevin Murray said...
News | Thursday, 30 October 2014
25 jobs set to be lost across Newsquest's Oxfordshire and Wiltshire division as part of subbing hub move
Newsquest is set to axe 25 jobs in its Oxfordshire and Wiltshire division as part of a subbing hub move. Some 21 subbing and production staff, who...
News | Thursday, 30 October 2014
Hull Daily Mail apologises 'unreservedly' after publishing photo of wrong man with sexual assault story
The Hull Daily Mail has apologised “unreservedly” after publishing a photograph of an innocent man with a story about a taxi driver who...
News | Thursday, 30 October 2014
HMRC press officer leaked budget secrets to Sun for £750, court hears
A Government press officer leaked budget secrets to a Sun reporter in exchange for £750, a court heard. Clodagh Hartley (pictured) is on trial...
News | Thursday, 30 October 2014
Telegraph launches 'Academy' for paid internships, apprenticeships and graduate scheme
Telegraph Media Group has launched an “Academy” offering paid internships, apprenticeships, a tutoring programme and promoting the 2015...
News | Thursday, 30 October 2014
Former Broadmoor clinical director tells of 'damaging' impact of serial killer story leaks to Sun
The former clinical director at Broadmoor told a court The Sun had published a "very accurate" story about the suicide of serial killer...
News | Thursday, 30 October 2014
300 police media leak probes in five years - forces refuse to reveal how many involved RIPA spying
Police forces across the UK conducted 302 media leak investigations in a five-year period - many of which may have involved use of the Regulation of...
News | Wednesday, 29 October 2014
Johnston Press to merge Scotsman, Scotland on Sunday and Edinburgh Evening News with up to 45 jobs thought to be at risk
Johnston Press is to merge the Scotsman, Scotland on Sunday and Edinburgh Evening News with 45 jobs said to be at risk. The restructure will see...
News | Wednesday, 29 October 2014
News of the World reporter defends leak story: 'Public should know about how Jon Venables is getting special treatment'
Exposing the "comfortable" lifestyle of James Bulger's killer behind bars was more important than sparing the feelings of a man who did...
News | Wednesday, 29 October 2014
Sun six trial told of allegation Sun reporter paid Thames Valley contact for name of cadet killed in glider crash
The mother of a teenager killed in a gliding accident questioned how The Sun almost instantly discovered her grief-stricken family's address, a...
News | Wednesday, 29 October 2014
Council used RIPA to spy on local paper reporter's meeting with staff and 'scupper' investigation
Council used RIPA to OK surveillance of reporter meeting sources in cafe  Derby City Council joins four police forces in...
News | Wednesday, 29 October 2014
Judiciary investigation clears judge after Mail on Sunday report that he was 'apologist' for paedophiles
Judge Peter Thornton has been cleared by the Judicial Conduct Investigations after a report in the Mail on Sunday that he was “an apologist...
News | Wednesday, 29 October 2014
Government rejects Save Our Sources law and defends RIPA status quo despite cross-party support
A Liberal Democrat peer has condemned the Government after his proposed amendment to protect journalistic sources in the Serious Crime Bill was...
News | Wednesday, 29 October 2014
Johnston Press cuts rate of revenue decline amid 'signs of economic growth' in most markets
Regional newspaper group Johnston Press has reported a narrowing in the rate of revenue decline over the 16 weeks to mid October from 4.3 per cent to...
News | Tuesday, 28 October 2014
Paul Dacre calls on police and politicians to 'drop hostilities' with press for the sake of 'healthy democracy'
Daily Mail editor Paul Dacre (pictured: Reuters) has appealed for press unity in the face of what he said were wide-ranging threats to the...
News | Tuesday, 28 October 2014
News of the World reporter tells court of 'hair dryer treatment' from 'tyrant' boss who instructed Venables story
A News of the World reporter was told by a "tyrant" boss to write a story about one of James Bulger's killers from an anonymous tipster...
News | Tuesday, 28 October 2014
Sun reporter asked for 'full debriefings' from soldier on movements of Prince Harry in Afghanistan, court hears
A senior reporter at The Sun used a soldier to keep close tabs on the movements of Prince Harry (pictured, Reuters) when he was deployed to...
News | Tuesday, 28 October 2014
Mail Online sets out global ambition as it plans to get 'boots on the ground' around the world
Mail Online has set out plans for global expansion, pledging to get “boots on the ground” across the world and is recruiting for a new...
News | Tuesday, 28 October 2014
Libel appeal versus Sunday Mirror dropped in first test of Defamation Act 'serious harm' test drop appeal
The claimants in a defamation case needing to demonstrate "serious harm" have decided to withdraw from a planned appeal. Ruth Cooke and...

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