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By PA Mediapoint 04 March 11:53
The police officer at the centre of the notorious Downing Street "Plebgate" incident has accepted £80,000 damages in settlement of his libel action against former chief whip Andrew Mitchell.
By William Turvill 04 March 10:11
The title, a sister to the Herald, Sunday Herald and the Evening Times in Scotland, was launched following a successful pilot week in November last year.
By Dominic Ponsford 04 March 8:35
The Independent Press Standards Organisation has upheld a complaint against Mail Online but rejected it against The Mail on Sunday over the same article. The Mail on Sunday asked that the complaints, over a Liz Jones article from 19 October 2014 headlined "The disabled make good staff - unlike baldies with beer bellies", be handled separately. It pointed out the two titles are under separate editorial control.
By PA Mediapoint 03 March 13:44
Phone-hacking was "rife" at all three of Mirror Group Newspaper's (MGN) national titles by mid-1999 at the latest, the High Court has heard.
By William Turvill 03 March 12:26
The Metropolitan Police has admitted to using Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act to secretly obtain the phone records of three Sun journalists and the paper's newsdesk as part of its Plebgate investigation.
By PA Mediapoint 03 March 10:17
The media has irresponsibly turned "Jihadi John" into a modern day Jesse James by repeatedly publishing his name and picture, a Conservative MP has claimed.
By Press Gazette 02 March 10:50
Three had a half years after her resignation as chief executive of News International, Rebekah Brooks is back on the News Corp payroll, according to the Mail on Sunday.
By Dominic Ponsford 02 March 10:07
One consequence of the Peter Oborne/HSBC row is that Chris Evans has emerged as de factor editor-in-chief of the Telegraph titles.
By Press Gazette 02 March 8:46
A hearing to decide the amount of compensation to be awarded in civil phone-hacking claims brought against Mirror Group Newspapers (MGN) is due to start at the High Court today. Eight representative cases, none of which have settled, will be considered by Mr Justice Mann in London. They concern TV executive Alan Yentob, actress Sadie Frost, ex-footballer Paul Gascoigne, soap stars Lucy Taggart, Shane Richie and Shobna Gulati, flight attendant Lauren Alcorn and TV producer Robert Ashworth.
By Dominic Ponsford 27 February 19:31
Telegraph group editor Chris Evans has invited his journalists to contribute to new guidelines on the relationship between editorial and commercial.
By William Turvill 27 February 10:21
In January, the FT recorded a print circulation of 219,444, which is made up of 21,844 bulk copies and represents a 6.3 per cent year-on-year drop.
By William Turvill 27 February 9:37
Conservative Chief Whip Michael Gove described being a journalist as the "best job in the world" yesterday - but declined to say whether he might yet return to the industry.
By Dominic Ponsford 26 February 17:29
The Daily Mail is the most read newspaper brand in the UK, with The Sun relegated to fifth place – according to figures released by the National Readership Survey.
By Dominic Ponsford 26 February 17:29

The Daily Mail is now the most read newspaper brand in the UK, with The Sun relegated to fifth place – according to figures released by the National Readership Survey.

By PA Mediapoint 26 February 8:48
An official at a Serco-run immigration centre justified leaking stories to The Sun by claiming the company turned a "blind eye" to corruption as colleagues drove around in Bentleys and Ferraris, a court heard. Mark Blake is alleged to have conspired, while he was employed as a detention custody officer at Colnbrook secure immigration removal centre, to commit misconduct with Sun journalist Tom Wells.
By Dominic Ponsford 25 February 16:33
The four publicly-declared candidates for Guardian editor made their case to staff today at a hustings meeting.
By Press Gazette 25 February 10:03
Private Eye and The Sunday Times were last night named joint winners of the Paul Foot Award for campaigning and investigative journalism.
By PA Mediapoint 24 February 8:46
The former Downing Street director of communications, 47, is accused of committing perjury in the 2010 trial of former MSP Tommy Sheridan.
By Dominic Ponsford 23 February 9:56
A front-page Daily Telegraph story about suicides at News UK has been described as “despicable” and “coming from a very dark place” by senior figures at other publishers.
By William Turvill 23 February 9:39
The newspaper’s front page story was described as the “perfect response” for the Telegraph after last week coming under fire over allegations that its editorial coverage of HSBC was compromised by its commercial wing.

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