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By William Turvill 24 April 16:00
A Johnston Press hashtag, #WhatMattersToMe, will feature as Twitter's top promoted trend all day on Monday in a joint venture.
By Dominic Ponsford 24 April 15:00
An as-yet unpublished investigation by Buzzfeed has harmed the business of a news agency which sees itself as the 'main competitor' for the website in the UK. Buzzfeed has written to a number of UK news organisations that buy stories from Central European News and raised questions over accuracy.
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.
By Dominic Ponsford and Media Lawyer 24 April 10:04
Former editor local newspaper editor has lost his appeal against a conviction for publishing a story which breached an anonymity order under section 39 of the Children and Young Persons Act 1933.
By William Turvill 24 April 9:52
The Sun has accused Labour of targeting its owner, News UK, “as a direct result of our opposition”.
By William Turvill 24 April 8:26
Fewer than half of Johnston Press’s employees (48.9 per cent) would recommend the company “as a good place to work”, according to an internal staff survey.
By Dominic Ponsford and William Turvill 23 April 13:29
Mail Online online readership dipped in March after a record month in February.
By 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 10:56
Actor Robert Downey Jr walked out of an interview with Channel 4 News yesterday when his interviewer strayed off the topic of his latest movie, Avengers: Age of Ultron.
By Dominic Ponsford 23 April 10:02
A journalist who spent 25 years as an editor is stepping down as Johnston Press roles out its “newsroom of the future” restructure in Buckinghamshire
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.
By William Turvill 23 April 4:22
Guernsey Police is investigating a leak to the BBC described by the force’s chief as “one of the most irresponsible I have ever come across”.­­­
By Dominic Ponsford 22 April 11:51
Some 72 per cent of candidates made the grade as senior reporters passing the National Journalism Qualification exams in March.
By 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.
By Cameron Doley 21 April 16:32
Last year has been identified as the second worst on record regarding the imprisonment of journalists worldwide. With no fewer than 221 journalists put behind bars last year, an understanding of their legal rights and protections is more important than ever.
By Dominic Ponsford 21 April 14:41
Read all Press Gazette coverage of the issues that matter for journalists around the 2015 general election here.
By Matthew Gilley 21 April 13:21
World record-breaking Dutch news website De Correspondent has released a short guide to crowdfunding journalism.In-depth news website which raised £1m in eight days releases guide to journalism crowdfunding
By 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.
By William Turvill 21 April 11:38
The shortlist for the Regional Press Awards has been released this morning.

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