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By Dominic Ponsford 27 April 16:02
The trial of Sun reporter Stephen Moyes was set to hear that he had “demonised” the Suffolk Strangler by writing public interest stories about him, he told Press Gazette. Moyes was today formally cleared some two years after he was initially questioned by police on suspicion of conspiracy to commit misconduct in public office by paying a prison officer for stories.
By 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.
By Samuel Osborne 27 April 12:10
Victoria Derbyshire has described website traffic to her new daily BBC discussion show as "astonishing", despite reports that the broadcast version has achieved a "zero rating" according to The Guardian.
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.
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”.
By William Turvill 27 April 11:01
The Independent Press Standards Organisation has announced two new appointments, including a director of ex
By William Turvill 27 April 10:43
Rules preventing pictures being at the back of Downing Street have been described by photographers as a "new low" in an election campaign of "attempted stage management and control of the media".
By 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.
By 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 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An as-yet unpublished investigation by Buzzfeed has harmed the business of a news agency which sees itself as the 'main competitor' for the website in the UK.
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

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