By William Turvill 28 August 15:10
Current head of business James Ashton, meanwhile, has been made executive editor across The Independent, i, Independent on Sunday and Evening Standard.
By William Turvill 28 August 10:23
A study by the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission also found that 54 per cent of the nation's "top 100 media professionals" attended independent schools. Some 26 per cent of this group attended grammar schools, compared with 16 per cent who attended comprehensives - the other 4 per cent went to international schools. And 45 per cent graduated from Oxbridge.
By William Turvill 28 August 8:22
A former soldier who sold information to a newspaper has been conditionally cautioned, the Crown Prosecution Service has said.
'Girls suffered as council obfuscated' says Times journalist as Jay report reveals 1,400 Rotherham sex gang victimsBy Dominic Ponsford 27 August 10:12
An independent report prompted by the journalism of The Times yesterday revealed that at least 1,400 children were abused the hands of mainly men of Pakistani origin over a 15-year period in Rotherham.
By Dominic Ponsford 26 August 16:28
News UK has settled a legal claim brought by a woman working in PR who sued for breach for privacy after her stolen mobile phone was handed in to The Sun.
By Press Gazette 22 August 13:06
A former police community support officer (PCSO) with the Metropolitan Police is facing a prison sentence after admitting he contacted The Sun to say a supermodel was attending a police station accused of assault.
Four journalists appear in court accused of hacking and illegal payments at The Sun and News of the WorldBy 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.
'Can we hack their voicemail? That's kind of how journalism worked in those days' - extract from Beyond ContemptBy 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.
American journalist apparently beheaded on video by ISIS fighters with warning that second reporter could be nextBy 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.
In depth: The 63 UK journalists arrested and/or charged following the News of the World hacking scandalBy 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.
After two and half years of 'extra judicial punishment' former Times reporter cautioned for hacking Nightjack Yahoo accountBy 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.
PCC says The Sun breached harassment clause of Editors' Code with approach to Max Clifford sex attack victimBy 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.
Sun crime reporter Anthony France to face trial for conspiracy to commit misconduct in public officeBy 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.
Former MoS editor Peter Wright: Roy Greenslade is wrong to say I withheld information about phone-hacking from the PCCBy 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.