By Dominic Ponsford 29 May 13:00
Sun publisher News UK has indicated that it won’t pay prosecution legal fees of £35,000 for its reporter Anthony France.
By Dominic Ponsford and PA Mediapoint 29 May 8:38
Sun reporter Anthony France has today been sentenced to 18 months in prison, suspended for two years.
Press Gazette lodges legal challenge to breach police wall of silence over use of RIPA against journalistsBy William Turvill 28 May 12:22
Press Gazette has formally challenged police refusal to disclose information about the seizure of journalistic phone records.
By Dominic Ponsford 28 May 9:40
The Sun has been censured by the Independent Press Standards Organisation over a Rod Liddle column which poked fund at a blind and transgender Labour parliamentary candidate.
Elveden defence lawyer: A 'more cautious press' unable to uncover public sector wrongdoing would be a 'real tragedy'By Mark Abbott 27 May 11:14
Mark Abbott, a criminal defence lawyer and partner at Blaser Mills law firm, acted as former Sun managing editor Graham Dudman's solicitor after he was arrested and charged under Operation Elveden.
Supreme Court ruling allowing pianist to recount childhood abuse is a boost for right to publish the truthBy Nigel Tait 27 May 11:11
The case of Rhodes v OPO scotches an attempted application of an ancient law that could have had dramatic consequences for the media.
By PA Media Lawyer 27 May 9:55
The Glasgow-based Herald newspaper was ordered to publish a correction after the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO) partially upheld a complaint about accuracy.
By PA Mediapoint 27 May 8:50
A Broadmoor nurse from Somerset has admitted selling stories about some of Britain's most notorious killers to the News of the World and Mirror newspapers. (Picture: Shutterstock)
Coulson perjury trial told news editor used hand gesture to indicate when stories sourced through phone-hackingBy PA Mediapoint 26 May 14:25
Hacking phones was "systematic" at the News of the World, the perjury trial of the newspaper's former editor has heard.
'What a mug I was': Former Times diarist Hugo Rifkind on getting celeb stories without hacking phonesBy William Turvill 26 May 12:33
In his column on Saturday, Rifkind described being a celebrity journalist as “rubbish” and told how he “just couldn’t figure out how” to get stories like the red-tops.
Hugh Grant, Liz Hurley and Jemima Khan among 98 confirmed legal claims against Mirror titles in wake of hacking scandalBy William Turvill 26 May 8:57
Mirror Group Newspapers has now been sued by nearly 100 actors, sports stars and other individuals in the High Court in the wake of the hacking scandal at the titles.
By PA Mediapoint 26 May 8:07
News of the World private investigator Glenn Mulcaire told journalists on the paper that he obtained the voicemail messages of missing schoolgirl Milly Dowler from a police source, a court heard.
Sun's Anthony France guilty of misconduct in public office offence after paper paid policeman £22k for storiesBy PA Mediapoint 22 May 16:31
A Sun journalist has been found guilty of paying a police officer for stories.
By PA Mediapoint 22 May 12:53
Crime reporter Anthony France, 41, is on trial at the Old Bailey over allegations he cultivated a "corrupt relationship" with PC Timothy Edwards over four years.
Total cost of Met Police's journalism investigations rises £4m in eight months to £37.4m (excluding legal fees)By William Turvill 22 May 9:47
The Metropolitan Police has now spent £37.4m on investigations into journalism, with the figure rising by £4m in the last eight months.
Leaked letter reveals Home Secretary's proposal for Ofcom powers to 'censor' broadcast of 'extremist content'By William Turvill 22 May 9:18
Home Secretary Theresa May proposed that broadcast regulator Ofcom be given the power “censor” transmissions involving “extremist content”, according to a leaked letter in which the former culture secretary condemned the plans.
By Dominic Ponsford 21 May 16:54
The Daily Mirror built its circulation to more than 4.5m in the years after the Second World War with a mantra which Hugh Cudlipp described as "publish and be damned".
Police are investigating a newspaper advert taken out by the family of a man convicted of murder calling for jurors to come forward.
Hacked Off: Mirror faces hundreds of hacking claims but could curb costs by joining Leveson-compliant press regulatorBy Dominic Ponsford 21 May 14:10
Campaign group Hacked Off has predicted that Trinity Mirror will face hundreds more phone-hacking claims.
JK Rowling condemns 'indefensible' Mail article claiming she wrote 'sob story' about single parent pastBy PA Media Lawyer 21 May 13:24
Harry Potter author J K Rowling has been "fully vindicated and her reputation restored" following a newspaper's apology over allegations that she wrote a "sob story" containing false claims about her time as a single mother, the High Court was told today.