Police worker pocketed £32,000 after hiring Max Clifford to start tabloid bidding war over expenses storyBy Gavriel Hollander 21 May 9:10
A man who worked for a special protection unit of the Metropolitan Police sparked a tabloid bidding war over sent secret police expense claims, a court has heard.
Court of Appeal: Daily Mail did not infringe baby's privacy with report well-known politician was fatherBy Press Gazette 20 May 14:00
The Court of Appeal has said a Daily Mail story speculating that a well-known philandering politician was the father of a baby did not infringe the child’s right to privacy.
By William Turvill 20 May 10:20
National newspaper have refused to retract claims that one of David Cameron’s “closest allies” described Conservative activists as “mad, swivel-eyed loons”.
By Dominic Ponsford 20 May 9:26
Times foreign editor Richard Beeston has died of cancer aged 50.
Former Elle Macpherson advisor drops hacking case against News Int and faces 'very substantial' costsBy PA Mediapoint 17 May 16:09
A former adviser to model Elle Macpherson has discontinued her phone-hacking damages action.
The Financial Times has become the latest news organisation to be hacked by a group calling itself the Syrian Electronic Army.
By Gavriel Hollander 17 May 12:46
The Sun has removed a story from its website claiming that Chris Huhne had been bullied whilst in prison following a complaint to the Press Complaints Commission.
Axegrinder: £50 for a story and pic in the print edition of The Times...Twitter UK boss ducks libel questions...Daily Mail sees no bullying at BBCBy Axegrinder 17 May 9:21
£50 for Times contribution? ‘I would be ashamed’
By William Turvill 17 May 9:11
A football business advisor involved in bringing Argentinian striker Carlos Tevez to the Premier League is suing the Daily Mail and columnist Martin Samuel for unlimited libel damages. Kia Joorabchian took issue with a February article questioning why football club chairmen have continued to employ him despite his alleged role in bringing Tevez and fellow Argentinian midfielder Javier Mascherano to West Ham United from Brazilian club Corinthians. Commenting on Tevez’s “illegal” 2006 move, Samuel highlighted the “advisory role” in a deal that “ended up costing £23m in fines and compensation alone”.
By Dominic Ponsford 16 May 11:59
Guardian deputy editor and head of news Ian Katz has been recruited by the BBC as the new editor of Newsnight.
By Gavriel Hollander 16 May 10:31
Trinity Mirror's revenue for the first four months of the year fell by 10 per cent compared to the same period in 2013.
By Gavriel Hollander 15 May 15:51
The National Union of Journalists has called on Trinity Mirror shareholders to demand the company publish the difference in pay between its top executives and regional reporters
By Press Gazette 15 May 14:58
A former employee at an immigration centre today became the 65th person to be arrested by police investigating bribery allegations involving journalists.
Stormont failure to implement Defamation Act could undermine Northern Ireland editions of UK nationalsBy PA Media Lawyer 15 May 13:04
National newspapers might be forced to withdraw from Northern Ireland because of the Stormont Government's apparent refusal to act to implement the Defamation Act 2013 in the province, it has been claimed.
By PA Mediapoint 15 May 8:46
The Government has been urged by a former cabinet minister to stand firm behind the Parliament-backed draft Royal Charter on press regulation. Tory Lord Jenkin of Roding, an environment secretary in the 1980s, said the press had become an "over-mighty subject" and compared the industry to aristocrats in the 18th century and trade unions in the 20th century.
By William Turvill 14 May 17:35
The Guardian’s move into journalism training has been pushed back by at least a year. Last year the paper announced it was partnering with Cardiff University to offer a masters degree in journalism with digital media.
By Press Gazette 14 May 14:08
Sun Whitehall editor Clodagh Hartley and two others have been charged under Operation Elveden with conspiracy to commit misconduct in public office.
By Press Gazette 13 May 16:26
The Sun has revealed it is to start charging for access to its website from 1 August with the launch of Sun+.
By Gavriel Hollander 13 May 12:44
A man who was wrongly identified by The Sun Sunday as Fred West’s son has received an out-of-court settlement from the newspaper.
By William Turvill 13 May 12:31
The Sun is being sued for £50,000 over claims a journalist from the paper copied text messages from a stolen mobile phone. The mobile allegedly found its way into the hands of a Sun journalist in 2009.