News

By William Turvill 22 September 11:04
The Oxford Mail has republished the list from its 2011 Scales of Justice column, rounding up cases from Oxford Magistrates Court.
By William Turvill 22 September 8:33
The fortnightly title, the UK’s best selling current affairs magazine, now costs £1.80, up from £1.50.
By William Turvill 22 September 6:19
Mark Shenton was sacked by Express Newspapers last December after photographs of him on a gay porn website in the United States were brought to the attention of his employer. He is now suing the publisher for unfair dismissal. Shenton, who is gay, was paid a monthly retainer for writing a weekly column in the Sunday Express between April 2002 and December 2013. He also wrote, and continues to write, for other publications, such as The Stage. But he considered the Sunday Express his employer.
By William Turvill 20 September 9:31
Daily Telegraph journalists have told how they and colleagues from the Daily Mail and Daily Express were "barred" from Alex Salmond's first press conference after the Scottish independence referendum.
By William Turvill 19 September 15:38
Set up a week ago, the Change.org petition, which can be found here, calls on the Interception of Communications Commissioner Sir Anthony May to ensure that the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act is not used by public authorities to secretly obtain journalists' phone records and identify confidential sources.
By Dominic Ponsford 19 September 11:13
Mail Online, Metro and the Mirror all attract more readers to their websites from mobiles than they do personal computers.
By William Turvill 19 September 11:00
Hertfordshire Mercury editor Julie Palmer (right) has been appointed to the new position of senior editor. She will continue to edit the Mercury, but will also now be responsible for co-ordinating editorial teams in the area.
By William Turvill 19 September 10:33
Kate and Gerry McCann took issue with a front-page Insight story from last year, which the couple said suggested they had kept "secret from investigating authorities a crucial piece of evidence concerning the disappearance of their daughter".
By William Turvill 19 September 9:42
Press Gazette understands the Foreign and Commonwealth Office issued guidance to editors when the news broke yesterday afternoon urging that John Cantlie not be named.
By William Turvill 19 September 8:34
The Newcastle Journal, Newcastle Chronicle, Northern Echo, the Gazette, Yorkshire Post and Manchester Evening News will all carry the same front page message.
By Press Gazette 18 September 16:21
A video has emerged on Youtube purporting to show a British journalist who is apparently being held by Islamic State.
By PA Mediapoint 18 September 15:51
Paul Randall, 49, found out the model was at a Westminster police station where he worked on 25 October 2006 and rang the tabloid newspaper which dispatched a photographer to the scene.
By Press Gazette 18 September 12:15
Mail Online continued its position as by far the most popular UK newspaper website in August 2014 attracting some 11.3 million browsers per day.
By William Turvill 18 September 11:51
The Metropolitan Police does not appear to know how many times it has seized the phone records of journalists and news organisations.
By Dominic Ponsford 18 September 10:42
News Corp has urged the European Commission to take action to stop Google using its dominant internet search platform to “eliminate competition”.
By William Turvill 18 September 10:36
The corporation has lodged a formal protest with the Russian authorities after the attack, which took place in the city of Astrakhan.
By Dominic Ponsford 17 September 17:51
A 44-year-old freelance journalist arrested in dawn raid on his Northumberland home a year ago has been cleared by the Crown Prosecution Service.
By Dominic Ponsford 17 September 13:00
Ofcom has rejected a bid from London Live to slash the amount of local programming broadcast per day from 18 hours to eight hours.
By William Turvill 17 September 12:25
Tom Bradby said he wasn’t suggesting that his experiences in Scotland bear “comparison with really bad places” – but did admit he is not “enjoying” himself.
By Dominic Ponsford 17 September 11:43

The Newspaper Society has backed Press Gazette’s Save Our Sources campaign against public authorities' use of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act to spy on journalists without external oversight.

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