By Dominic Ponsford 23 July 15:41
The Telegraph’s fun football website Project Babb reached more than 1m unique browsers in its first full month, the publishers has revealed.
By William Turvill 23 July 13:42
Express Newspapers is seeking to make 200 editorial redundancies, cutting job numbers from 650 to 450. Employees were told today by group editorial director Paul Ashford that staff across "print editorial departments" – not all journalists, and including some casuals – working in London, Broughton and Scotland offices will be affected. To achieve the required savings, Ashford told staff, Express Newspapers is aiming to reduce headcount by 30 per cent across all “print editorial departments”.
BBC spent more than £200k on private detectives post-Savile 'to assist in extracting archived emails'By William Turvill 23 July 12:22
US firm Kroll and "a number of other third parties" were paid for investigations after the Savile scandal in 2012.
By William Turvill 23 July 11:56
The story, published online on 21 June 2012, was based on the academic’s website as well as views shared by anonymous students and a source at the Cambridge University Students Union.
By PA Mediapoint and Press Gazette 23 July 11:28
The toddler son of singer Adele (pictured above, Reuters) has accepted a five-figure sum in damages in settlement of a privacy case brought by his parents over paparazzi photos of his "milestone moments".
Tulisa to tell of 'ruined' year since Sun on Sunday story in BBC documentary following drugs trial collapseBy Press Gazette 23 July 10:14
The singer (pictured, Reuters), 26, told this week, after her trial for allegedly brokering a drugs deal collapsed, how a year of her life had been "ruined".
By Dominic Ponsford 23 July 10:13
MPs yesterday praised The Sunday Times for its "outstanding" work exposing corruption at football world governing body FIFA.
Parent company celebrates Newsquest's 60 per cent year-on-year traffic increase as well as digital and circulation revenue risesBy William Turvill 23 July 9:44
Announcing a second-quarter profits rise of 84 per cent and a 12 per cent increase in revenue year on year, Gannett also said Newsquest’s digital revenues are up 24.6 per cent.
Rhys Ifans and Michael Barrymore settle phone-hacking damages claims with News of the World publisherBy Press Association 22 July 14:26
Actor Rhys Ifans (pictured, Reuters) and entertainer Michael Barrymore have settled their phone-hacking damages claims.
By PA Media Lawyer 22 July 11:08
David Cameron (pictured, Reuters) said people leafing through victims' belongings and suitcases was "completely inappropriate" and called on the media and pro-Russian separatists to understand they are dealing with "effectively a murder scene".
By William Turvill 22 July 9:35
The change means the paper’s presses will be rolling from around midnight, but editor Keith Harrison said this does not mean it is now a “morning paper”.
Johnston Press shake-up sees Yorkshire and North East managing directors take charge of Scottish titles in combined rolesBy William Turvill 22 July 9:09
Johnston Press’s managing directors for Northern Ireland and Scotland are to leave as part of a shake-up that will see the company combine several publishing divisions.
'If there was someone to apologise to in person, I would': Sky News reporter explains MH17 bag rummagingBy William Turvill 22 July 8:24
Colin Brazier has criticised reports of the incident that didn’t recognise his instant apology – "we shouldn't be doing this … this is a mistake" – instead being “determined to see what I did as a powerful example of journalistic vulturism”.
By William Turvill 21 July 16:22
Conducted for the BBC by Ipsos MORI in February, the survey’s aim was to gauge “public perceptions of impartiality and trustworthiness of the BBC”.
Mazher Mahmood's Tulisa drugs trial 'lie' and the questions raised over Sun reporter's 'chequered history'By PA Mediapoint and Press Gazette 21 July 15:39
The Tulisa drugs sting trial collapsed after the judge agreed that Sun on Sunday reporter Mazher Mahmood told a “deliberate lie” in a pre-trial hearing.
By Press Gazette 21 July 13:07
The trial of Tulisa Contostavlos over drugs allegations has collapsed.
By William Turvill 21 July 12:57
The corporation remains the most trusted source of news in the UK, according to the report, “although we are slightly below the levels reached before October 2012 when the crisis broke over coverage of Jimmy Savile and the separate Newsnight child abuse investigation”.
By Dominic Ponsford 21 July 11:21
Evan Davis is leaving Radio 4’ Today programme to step into Jeremy Paxman’s shoes as lead presenter on Newsnight.
By William Turvill 21 July 10:35
Publisher Johnston Press has agreed a long-term lease of four office suites in Berwick Workspace, located just behind 90 Marygate (pictured, Google), according to the newspaper.
By Dominic Ponsford 21 July 9:52
Former full-time phone-hacker for the News of the World Glenn Mulcaire has repeated his assertion that be believed he was working indirectly for the police when he listened to the phone messages of missing schoolgirl Milly Dowler.