News

By William Turvill 18 June 16:40
The short questionnaire (below) is intended to give journalists the opportunity to vent their frustrations and sing the praises of their place of work.
By William Turvill 31 July 15:56
The chief executive of News UK Mike Darcey has asked the Press Recognition Panel not to consider applications from potential press regulators with no members.
By William Turvill 31 July 13:04
Meirion Jones, Newsnight's former head of investigations, told Press Gazette in an interview - published this week - that he felt "everyone involved on the right side of the Savile argument has been forced out of the BBC".
By William Turvill 31 July 12:20
Former Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger will be among the names delivering speeches at this year's Society of Editors' annual conference.
By William Turvill 31 July 10:16
The mother, Leanne Owens, complained to the Independent Press Standards Organisation that the title had breached clauses one (accuracy), two (opportunity to reply) and five (intrusion into grief or shock) of the Editors' Code of Practice.
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.
By 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 Axegrinder 30 July 13:29

Axegrinder would like to issue an apology on behalf of Press Gazette to The Spectator staff whose lie-ins have been ruined.

By William Turvill 30 July 12:29
Time Magazine Europe editor Matt McAllester has been named as the new editor of Newsweek Europe.
By PA Media Lawyer 30 July 11:58
Coverage of businessman Edward Ware's activities by journalist John McAllister started as a legitimate exercise in public interest journalism, but could now no longer be justified as freedom of expression, said Judge Patrick Moloney QC, sitting in the High Court on 24 July.
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 30 July 9:00
And the publisher’s adjusted operating profit was £6.1m, up 8 per cent on an underlying basis.
By William Turvill 29 July 12:09
Colleagues, barristers and judges have all paid tribute to Southern Daily Echo court reporter John Hoskins, who is hanging up his notebook after 50 years.
By William Turvill 29 July 11:43
Tom Wright had been filling the role on a secondment basis since editor Samantha Brindle left in June, publisher Archant said.
By Dominic Ponsford 29 July 10:13
Three days after finishing work Panorama documentary The Fake Sheikh Exposed, producer Meirion Jones was told his services were no longer required by the programme.
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 19:10
Founder board member of the Independent Press Standards Organisation Bill Newman has been sacked from the body - apparently because he used to work for The Sun.
By Rushabh Haria and William Turvill 28 July 15:15
Four years after the launch of Operation Elveden, the number of public officials convicted of misconduct in public office stands at 26. A further seven out of the original 80 who were arrested are still awaiting trial, while four have been acquitted.
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 William Turvill 28 July 9:37
Business publisher Informa reported adjusted operating profit down 2.6 per cent for the first six months of this year to £190.4m.

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