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By Dominic Ponsford 20 August 16:23
Chairman of the Commons energy select committee Tim Yeo is suing The Sunday Times for libel over a report that he coached a paying client before they gave evidence to his committee. The paper also reported that Yeo had “boasted of how he can promote businesses in which he has an interest”. Today Mr Justice Warby issued a preliminary judgment in the case in which he declined a request by The Sunday Times for the case to be heard by a jury.
By Cleland Thom 20 August 11:37
A judge has provided the first clues about the realities of the new Defamation Act’s ‘serious harm’ test.
By Peter Jukes 20 August 9:51
“Can we hack their voicemail? Oh, there they are… let’s go along with a photographer. That’s kind of how tabloid journalism worked in those days – that was life.” Former News of the World reporter Dan Evans said management referred to phone-hacking during conferences as “special checks,” and unlike the Mirror group, News International wanted everything on email.
By PA Mediapoint 20 August 8:46
A video showing an Islamic State (IS) extremist with a British accent beheading an American journalist appears to be genuine and is an "appalling example of the brutality of this organisation", Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has said.
By Press Gazette 19 August 8:43
Times chief business commentator David Wighton is joining the WSJ's London team as City editor.
By Press Gazette 18 August 17:12
The director general of the BBC and the head of South Yorkshire Police face questions from MPs over the leak row surrounding the search of Sir Cliff Richard's home.
By PA Mediapoint 18 August 16:34
A former Metropolitan Police officer who used his mother to help him sell The Sun a story about a British soap star's attempted suicide has been jailed for 12 months, it can now be reported.
By Dominic Ponsford 18 August 16:16

The Sunday People looks set to lose both its editor and and deputy editor as its editorial team is merged with the Sunday Mirror.

By Dominic Ponsford 18 August 10:24
South Yorkshire police has “clarified” its position admitting now that it did tip off the BBC about the raid on Sir Cliff Richard’s Berkshire home last Thursday.
By Dominic Ponsford 18 August 10:01
Former young journalist of the year Ryan Sabey has been charged with conspiracy to commit misconduct in a public office together a soldier.
By Dominic Ponsford 18 August 9:16
A former Times journalist who admitted hacking a Yahoo email account in order to unmask pseudonymous police blogger Nightjack has been given a caution.
By Dominic Ponsford 15 August 14:42
Telegraph Media Group has poached four design staff from The Times.
By Press Gazette 15 August 14:29

UK news agency and online video specialist has announced a series of new hires bringing its total staff headcount to more than 60.

By Dominic Ponsford 15 August 12:55
The Jewish Chronicle has apologised to readers for carrying an advert promoting the Disasters Emergency Committee Gaza appeal.
By Dominic Ponsford 15 August 11:44
The Sun has been censured by the Press Complaints Commission for breaching the "harassment" clause of the Editors' Code in respect of approaches to woman who was attacked by publicist Max Clifford.
By Dominic Ponsford 15 August 9:24
The Economist is the UK magazine title with the most digital edition sales, according to figures for the first half of 2014 released by ABC.
By Dominic Ponsford 14 August 16:29
Glamour was the top paid-for women's lifestyle/fashion magazine in the first half of this year with print sales very slightly up year on year.
By Dominic Ponsford 14 August 15:39
New magazine Forever Sports has debuted as the fourth biggest selling men’s magazine.
By Press Gazette 14 August 14:36
Sir Cliff Richard has claimed that police tipped off the press about the search of his Berkshire home in relation to historic allegations of a sexual assault.
By Dominic Ponsford 14 August 13:46
The latest ABC for magazines include sale of digital editions combined with the print sales for the first time.

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