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By Press Gazette 21 August 12:04
Four journalists appeared in court this morning accused of involvement in phone-hacking and making illegal payments at The Sun and the News of the World The Sun's crime reporter, Anthony France, 41, from Watford, Hertfordshire, appeared in the dock at Westminster Magistrates' Court charged with conspiring to commit misconduct in a public office.
By Peter Jukes 20 August 9:51
“Can we hack their voicemail? Oh, there they are… let’s go along with a photographer. That’s kind of how tabloid journalism worked in those days – that was life.” Former News of the World reporter Dan Evans said management referred to phone-hacking during conferences as “special checks,” and unlike the Mirror group, News International wanted everything on email.
By PA Mediapoint 20 August 8:46
A video showing an Islamic State (IS) extremist with a British accent beheading an American journalist appears to be genuine and is an "appalling example of the brutality of this organisation", Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has said.
By Press Gazette 19 August 12:15
Twenty aspiring journalists from around the UK are to take part in a week-long summer school next hosted by News UK.
By Dominic Ponsford 19 August 10:37
From former News of the World news editor Ian Edmondson in April 2011 to former reporter for the same paper Ryan Sabey last week – at least 63 UK journalists have been arrested and/or charged by the Met police.
By Press Gazette 19 August 8:43
Times chief business commentator David Wighton is joining the WSJ's London team as City editor.
By Dominic Ponsford 18 August 16:16

The Sunday People looks set to lose both its editor and and deputy editor as its editorial team is merged with the Sunday Mirror.

By Dominic Ponsford 18 August 10:01
Former young journalist of the year Ryan Sabey has been charged with conspiracy to commit misconduct in a public office together a soldier.
By Dominic Ponsford 18 August 9:16
A former Times journalist who admitted hacking a Yahoo email account in order to unmask pseudonymous police blogger Nightjack has been given a caution.
By Dominic Ponsford 15 August 14:42
Telegraph Media Group has poached four design staff from The Times.
By Dominic Ponsford 15 August 11:44
The Sun has been censured by the Press Complaints Commission for breaching the "harassment" clause of the Editors' Code in respect of approaches to woman who was attacked by publicist Max Clifford.
By Dominic Ponsford 13 August 11:59
News UK chief executive Mike Darcey has pledged his support to “highly respected” Sun crime reporter Anthony France following the news that he is to face trial.
By Dominic Ponsford 12 August 12:53
The Crown Prosecution Service today announced that Sun crime reporter Anthony France is to be charged with conspiracy to commit misconduct in a public office.
By Dominic Ponsford 12 August 11:21
Former Mail on Sunday editor Peter Wright (pictured) has rejected a Guardian report claiming that he withheld information about phone-hacking from the PCC.
By Dominic Ponsford 12 August 9:28
The Guardian has been accused of “pro-Israel bias” after publishing an advert paid for by Jewish group This World: The Values Network which accused Hamas of “child sacrifice”.
By Press Gazette 11 August 13:19
The Sun is working with Google to promote computer programming (or coding). The joint venture will see The Sun run a number of features on the importance of coding and jointly host a Code Camp at Google's London HQ where children will learn how to code. Press Gazette understand that the joint initiative is not a commercial one (in the sense that no money has changed hands).
By PA Mediapoint 08 August 16:49
Ben Ashford, 35, is on trial at the Old Bailey accused of handling stolen property and accessing data on the woman's iPhone after it was stolen on a night out in Manchester in October 2009.
By William Turvill 08 August 12:41
The title's circulation fell of 0.41 per cent year on year to 398,603, after recording an increase of 0.66 per cent in June.
By Press Gazette 08 August 8:39
Ben Ashford, 35, got hold of the woman's iPhone after her handbag was stolen during a night out at the Circle Club in Manchester in the early hours of 11 October 2009, the Old Bailey heard.
By Axegrinder 07 August 12:09
Boris Johnson’s announcement of his intentions to become an MP next year made it on to the front pages of every national newspaper bar one - the Daily Mirror - today.

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