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By William Turvill 22 May 17:19
Independent political editor Andy Grice is to leave his role after 17 years.
By William Turvill and Press Association 22 May 16:52
The inquiry was launched in April after the Telegraph reported on a leaked memo stating that Nicola Sturgeon had told the French ambassador that she wanted David Cameron to be Prime Minister after the election.
By PA Mediapoint 22 May 16:31
A Sun journalist has been found guilty of paying a police officer for stories. Sun crime reporter Anthony France, 41, from Watford, cultivated a "corrupt relationship" with PC Timothy Edwards over four years, his trial at the Old Bailey heard.
By Dominic Ponsford 22 May 14:43
Journalist Camilla Cavendish is leaving the Sunday Times to head up the Downing Street policy unit.
By William Turvill 22 May 13:53
National Union of Journalists members at Newsquest South London and balloting for action over proposed redundancies and a planned merger between South West and South East London operations.
By William Turvill 22 May 13:35
Trinity Mirror has announced Daily Post editor Mark Thomas is to leave the company after 26 years.
By PA Mediapoint 22 May 12:53
Crime reporter Anthony France, 41, is on trial at the Old Bailey over allegations he cultivated a "corrupt relationship" with PC Timothy Edwards over four years.
By Dominic Ponsford 22 May 10:49
Trinity Mirror has said it is likely to appeal privacy damages payouts of £1.2m to eight victims of its phone-hacking activities after contrasting them to personal injury payouts.
By William Turvill 22 May 9:47
The Metropolitan Police has now spent £37.4m on investigations into journalism, with the figure rising by £4m in the last eight months.
By William Turvill 22 May 9:18
Home Secretary Theresa May proposed that broadcast regulator Ofcom be given the power “censor” transmissions involving “extremist content”, according to a leaked letter in which the former culture secretary condemned the plans.
By Dominic Ponsford 21 May 16:54
The Daily Mirror built its circulation to more than 4.5m in the years after the Second World War with a mantra which Hugh Cudlipp described as "publish and be damned".
By William Turvill 21 May 16:38
Police are investigating a newspaper advert taken out by the family of a man convicted of murder calling for jurors to come forward.
By William Turvill 21 May 15:50
National Union of Journalists members working at Newsquest in York start balloting for action today.
By Dominic Ponsford 21 May 14:10
Campaign group Hacked Off has predicted that Trinity Mirror will face hundreds more phone-hacking claims.
By William Turvill 21 May 14:04
The BBC claims to reach a record 308m people a week across the world after changing the way it counts its audience.
By PA Media Lawyer 21 May 13:24
Harry Potter author J K Rowling has been "fully vindicated and her reputation restored" following a newspaper's apology over allegations that she wrote a "sob story" containing false claims about her time as a single mother, the High Court was told today.
By PA Mediapoint 21 May 13:18
A former News of the World journalist has told a perjury trial that editor Andy Coulson suggested he would keep his job at the paper if he pleaded guilty to phone-hacking.
By William Turvill 21 May 12:42
Trinity Mirror's websites recorded a 60.5 per cent year-on-year increase in average daily unique users last month.
By William Turvill 21 May 9:52

Daily Mail publisher DMG Media has reported an operating profit of £57m, up 13 per cent, for the first half of 2015.

This was achieved despite revenue falling by 6 per cent from £399m in the first half of 2014 to £374m.

By PA Mediapoint 21 May 9:11
More than £1 million in damages has been awarded to celebrities including Paul Gascoigne and Sadie Frost over phone-hacking by Mirror Group Newspapers.

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