Cleared former Mirror reporter on Murdoch sources 'betrayal' and police 'assault' on public interest journalismBy Dominic Ponsford 27 April 14:11
Cleared former Mirror journalist Greig Box-Turnbull has condemned Rupert Murdoch's "betrayal" of journalists' sources and a police "assault" on public interest journalism.
By PA Media Lawyer 27 April 12:53
A Sun reporter launched a scathing attack on a "flailing and failing" Operation Elveden after becoming the latest to be cleared of paying a public official for tips.
Dudman on 'frightening' 1,176-day ordeal: 'Journalism must never again be subject to such an appalling attack'By Dominic Ponsford 27 April 11:29
Former Sun managing editor Graham Dudman was greeted with a round of applause from assembled journalists as he left the Old Bailey a free man this morning. He was one of four journalists formally acquitted in Court 3 of the Old Bailey of committing misconduct in a public office by paying public officials for stories.
Sun launches SecureDrop service to give whistleblowers - 'the unsung heroes of a free society' - 'total anonymity'By William Turvill 27 April 11:25
The title has launched a SecureDrop service, which ensures “total anonymity”, after spending “the last four years under constant attack from an Establishment that doesn’t want the truth to be revealed”.
Kelvin MacKenzie blasts police for not informing press about theft of Premier League footballer's carBy William Turvill 27 April 9:17
Former Sun editor Kelvin MacKenzie has condemned a police force for not informing the press about the theft of a professional footballer's car.
Met's specialist crime unit considering case against Katie Hopkins over migrant 'cockroaches' articleBy Dominic Ponsford 27 April 9:04
The Met Police’s specialist crime and investigations directorate is considering whether a Sun comment piece breached the Public Order Act.
By William Turvill 24 April 10:35
The Sun's online news editor Vince Soodin has condemned Operation Elveden for turning into "a probe into unauthorised leaks to journalists – whether they were paid for or not". Soodin, along with former News of the World reporter Lucy Panton, was officially cleared at the Old Bailey yesterday - nearly three years after his initial arrest.
Labour's election promise to curb big media owners 'a direct result of our opposition', says The SunBy William Turvill 24 April 9:52
The Sun has accused Labour of targeting its owner, News UK, “as a direct result of our opposition”.
Cleared reporter thanks Press Gazette readers for help in 'darkest hour' as 'hellish' ordeal finally endsBy Dominic Ponsford and William Turvill 23 April 12:14
Former News of the World reporter Lucy Panton has spoken out for the first time about her four-year, "hellish ordeal" after she was formally cleared in court today.
By William Turvill 23 April 9:38
The Conservatives have been accused of running a campaign of “control freakery” after the party refused to allow journalists to cover David Cameron and Boris Johnson’s appearance at a nursery yesterday.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange says UK press failed to follow-up Snowden because Guardian did not share filesBy Dominic Ponsford 22 April 10:07
Former Guardian collaborater Julian Assange has penned an excoriating review of Guardian book, The Snowden Files, for Newsweek.
By William Turvill and Press Association 22 April 9:06
Former Daily Mirror editor Piers Morgan has been questioned by Scotland Yard detectives in connection with claims of phone-hacking.
'The Prince of Wales calls me Arthur and I call him sir': Royal photographer reflects on 40-year Sun careerBy William Turvill 21 April 12:36
Long-serving Sun photographer Arthur Edwards is known by the Queen as Mr Edwards, Prince Charles as Arthur, and is shown great “respect” by Princes William and Harry.
Sun resists calls to sack Katie Hopkins or remove column which likened African migrants to 'cockroaches'By Dominic Ponsford 21 April 10:36
The Sun has declined to remove or edit a controversial column about migrants written by Katie Hopkins despite a complaint to police and more than 200,000 signing a protest petition.
Independent: Rupert Murdoch, fearing company's future, told Sun journalists to get 'act together' on Labour coverageBy William Turvill 21 April 10:27
Rupert Murdoch (pictured, Reuters) reportedly told The Sun to get its “act together” and do more to stop Labour winning the election.
By Dominic Ponsford 20 April 17:06
It is difficult to over estimate the damage done by Operation Elveden since it began in June 2011.
By Dominic Ponsford 20 April 12:03
It is nearly four years after the start of Operation Elveden and the subsequent arrest and/or charging of at least 34 journalists.
Times publishes page 2 IPSO adjudication after picturing non-relevant woman with man arrested for murderBy PA Media Lawyer 20 April 11:16
The woman in the photograph was not mentioned in the article and IPSO ruled that the newspaper had breached clause 9, covering the reporting of crime, of the Editors' Code of Practice.
CPS dubbed 'Crown Persecution Service' as former DPP Ken Macdonald says journalist trials were 'error'By William Turvill 20 April 9:53
A Conservative MP has reportedly called for an inquiry into the Crown Prosecution Service for the “persecution” of Sun journalists.
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.