By Dominic Ponsford 17 April 16:48
The Crown Prosecution Service appears to be scrapping most of the planned trials involving journalists accused of payments to public officials. The move follows three more tabloid journalists being found not guilty by a jury today.
Tabloid four trial: Three journalists cleared over public official payments, CPS mulls retrial of Tom WellsBy Dominic Ponsford 17 April 13:04
Two Sun journalists and a former Mirror reporter today walked free from court after being cleared of conspiracy to misconduct in a public office. Sun journalists Brandon Malinsky, 50, Neil Millard, 33, and former Daily Mirror journalist Graham Brough were today cleared of all charges after the jury spent some 42 hours deliberating.
By William Turvill and Press Association 17 April 8:35
The Daily Express owner Richard Desmond is donating another £1m to UKIP's election fighting fund.
After 39 years of fighting 'boffins, toffs and cads', Daily Mail style guide writer reveals all (including Dacre's sub-editor 'fears')By William Turvill 16 April 10:19
A sub-editor who worked for the Daily Mail for 39 years has published the style guide she wrote for the newspaper group – and told of her former editor’s “fear” of the back bench.
By Matthew Gilley 15 April 12:22
Media reform campaigners have welcomed Labour’s manifesto promise to tackle media plurality.
By William Turvill 15 April 6:43
The Daily Mail has become the BBC's newspaper of choice, with the corporation cutting down on copies of The Guardian, new figures show.
By Dominic Ponsford 14 April 15:49
The Daily Mirror and Mail on Sunday were named as the two national newspapers of the year today by the London Press Club.
Conservative manifesto pledges protection for journalists under bill of rights and makes no Leveson commitmentsBy William Turvill 14 April 13:28
The Conservative Party has pledged to offer journalists “explicit protection” under the British Bill of Rights, which it wants to replace the Human Rights Act, in its 2015 election manifesto.
By Matthew Gilley 14 April 11:54
Most members of the public quizzed by Press Gazette in a vox pop today did not appear to agree with Labour's manifesto plan for tougher press regulation.
By PA Mediapoint 14 April 8:55
The 47-year-old is accused of committing perjury in the 2010 trial of former MSP Tommy Sheridan.
By Matthew Gilley 13 April 16:21
The Observer’s Nick Cohen was among the winners at this year’s European Press Prize, announced today. He won in the Commentator category for his columns on “the cowardice of Nigel Farage”.
By Dominic Ponsford 13 April 16:17
Press regulator IPSO has ruled that Daily Record did not breach the Editors’ Code when it put words into the mouth of a bereaved woman.
20p price rise brings daily cost of The Guardian to £1.80 - sixth national press price rise this yearBy William Turvill 13 April 10:43
The weekday price of the newspaper is increasing from £1.60 to £1.80, while the Saturday edition will now cost £2.70, up from £2.50.
By Matthew Gilley 10 April 14:20
The picture editor of The Mail on Sunday has left after 16 years in the job amid reported budget cuts.
National newspaper ABCs for March 2015: Sun sales decline unaffected by second full month without Page ThreeBy Dominic Ponsford 10 April 12:55
Circulation of The Sun is continuing the see the same rate of decline since the paper dropped page three topless photos in January.
By Matthew Gilley 10 April 10:29
The political leanings of the UK's national newspaper titles appear to be sharply at odds with those of the general public.
By Dominic Ponsford 09 April 11:46
National press journalists are allegedly being excluded from covering carefully managed general election campaign events organised by Labour and the Conservatives.
Jason Seiken's departure marks latest stage in Barclay brothers' permanent revolution at the TelegraphBy Dominic Ponsford 09 April 11:01
When Telegraph journalists said goodbye to owner Conrad Black in 2004 many cheered the departure of a bumptious lord (who turned out to be something of a crook).
By William Turvill 08 April 15:16
The Sun has launched a new TV magazine, which will come free with its Sunday edition.
By PA Media Lawyer 08 April 14:44
The Sun's Tom Wells, Neil Millard and Brandon Malinsky and former Daily Mirror reporter Graham Brough are accused of conspiring to commit misconduct in a public office.