Guardian head of news Stuart Millar moves on after 19 years 'with some trepidation about the outside world'By William Turvill 31 July 9:54
Staff were told yesterday of Stuart Millar's departure in an email sent by new editor-in-chief Katharine Viner.
Labour puts pressure on George Osborne to reveal contact with Rupert Murdoch around time of BBC cuts announcementBy William Turvill and Press Association 31 July 9:14
George Osborne has been challenged to reveal if he met or contacted Rupert Murdoch during a period which saw BBC funding cuts. A deal was announced earlier this month to transfer the £650m-a-year bill for providing free television licences for the over 75s from the Exchequer to the BBC. The Independent reported that sources have claimed a meeting took place between the Chancellor and News Corp boss Murdoch before the plan was revealed to BBC director general Lord Hall.
By William Turvill 30 July 9:47
Guardian News and Media, publisher of The Guardian, Observer and TheGuardian.com, reduced its underlying losses from £19.4m to £19.1m in the 2014/15 financial year, according to its results.
By William Turvill 29 July 9:38
Despite overall UK advertising spend growing by 8.2 per cent to £4.7bn in the quarter, regional newsbrands also suffered, with a 2.3 per cent year-on-year slump £295m.
By Dominic Ponsford 28 July 15:05
The shameful way News UK, and more recently Trinity Mirror, have thrown sources to the wolves under Operation Elveden casts a shadow over the reputation of British journalism.
By Dominic Ponsford 28 July 8:50
The Irish Times has failed to obtain an injunction preventing News UK using the words "The Times Irish Edition" to promote a new digital edition for Ireland.
By Dominic Ponsford 27 July 10:11
Journalists at the Financial Times have written to the paper’s prospective new owners asking for written guarantees of editorial independence.
By Dominic Ponsford 27 July 9:12
Lord Sewel quit his £84,500 a year role, which included overseeing conduct issues in the Upper House, after the dramatic expose by Sun journalist Stephen Moyes.
FT chief executive says high purchase price will not lead to future cost-cutting from new owner NikkeiBy Dominic Ponsford 24 July 9:21
Financial Times Group chief executive John Ridding has given assurances that the high purchase price agreed with Nikkei won’t lead to future cost-cutting.
By William Turvill 24 July 9:02
The title, whose owner Pearson yesterday announced had been sold to Japanese media company Nikkei, now claims a circulation of 737,000.
Website ABCs: Video success helps Mirror to overtake Telegraph and become third largest national newspaper websiteBy William Turvill 23 July 12:24
Trinity Mirror's national newspaper websites recorded a year-on-year traffic increase of 59 per cent in June and overtook the Telegraph.
By William Turvill and Dominic Ponsford 23 July 11:22
Pearson has agreed a deal to sell Financial Times Group to Nikkei for £844m.
By Dominic Ponsford 23 July 11:06
The Sunday Times is facing a seven-day libel trial after being sued by former Conservative MP Tim Yeo over its undercover lobbying sting.
By William Turvill 23 July 9:17
A “difficult” period for the UK print advertising market saw DMG Media, publisher of the Daily Mail, Mail on Sunday, Mail Online and Metro, record a 5 per cent year-on-year underlying revenue decline between April and June.
By PA Mediapoint 22 July 17:02
Former Number 10 spin doctor Andy Coulson (pictured, Reuters) has been ordered to pay £150,000 towards the costs of the marathon hacking trial.
By William Turvill 22 July 16:31
Meanwhile, Independent on Sunday political editor Jane Merrick has also announced her departure.
By William Turvill 22 July 12:07
News UK is to continue providing online subscribers with near-live Premier League highlights for at least another four years after entering into a partnership with Sky Sports.
By William Turvill 22 July 9:55
A judge has granted the Metropolitan Police access to a journalist's phone records without their knowledge since the Save Our Sources stop-gap law was passed, a court heard today.
Spot the difference: Guardian sends 'bullying' legal letter to Martial Arts Guardian because titles could be 'confused'By Dominic Ponsford 22 July 9:17
Free digital magazine the Martial Arts Guardian has received a “bullying” legal letter from The Guardian because of concerns the two titles will be "confused".
By PA Mediapoint 21 July 12:45
Police and prosecutors were wrong to treat an investigative journalist who exposed a drug-taking doctor as a suspect and interview him under caution, the Crown prosecution Service has said.