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By Press Association and Press Gazette 15 April 16:39
Andy Coulson said he would have turned down Edward Snowden's leaked information if he had been offered it when he was editor of the News of the World. He highlighted The Guardian's work with the man who revealed sensitive government secrets from the National Security Agency in the United States as an example of the debate over public interest reporting.
By Press Association and Press Gazette 15 April 15:44
Andy Coulson today denied he was a bully and "absolutely rejected" that there was a culture of bullying at the News of the World while he was editor.
By William Turvill 15 April 13:32
The Daily Mirror wrongly claimed a front page picture of a giant rat was taken in Liverpool.
By Press Association and Press Gazette 15 April 12:49
He did not know the practice was illegal but would have regarded it as "intrusive" and "lazy journalism", he told the jury at the Old Bailey hacking trial.
By Press Association and Press Gazette 15 April 11:48
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson told the hacking trial his affair with Rebekah Brooks "was wrong and it shouldn't have happened". The affair started in 1998, but was not "continual" and there were long periods where they were just close friends, the 46-year-old told the jury yesterday.
By William Turvill 15 April 11:06
The publisher of Britain’s biggest selling regional newspaper, the Express & Star, has announced a restructure that could result in 76 jobs being lost.
By William Turvill 15 April 9:36
The Guardian and Washington Post have been named as the joint winners of the US Pulitzer Prize for public service journalism for their National Security Agency stories.
By William Turvill 14 April 16:29
The sports editor of the Newcastle Chronicle series has spoken of his “sadness” at the deterioration of the newspapers’ relationship with Newcastle United.
By Axegrinder 14 April 15:29
Before the invention of the internet, Axegrinder supposes awkward juxtapositions of news stories could be avoided.
By William Turvill 14 April 14:26
Trinity Mirror’s decision to close the Fulham and Hammersmith Chronicle series has been branded a “tragedy” as residents bemoan the loss of the London borough’s only dedicated newspaper. The free newspaper has served the area, which has a population of 150,000, for more than 125 years and its closure could result in 15 redundancies, including of ten editorial jobs.
By Press Association and Press Gazette 14 April 13:08
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson went into the witness box today to defend himself against allegations of conspiracies to hack phones and pay public officials for stories.
Tulisa arriving at Southwark Crown Court (REUTERS)
By William Turvill 14 April 10:18
Pop singer Tulisa Contostavlos is suing The Sun over a story in which she was branded a “home-wrecker” by the former partner of Danny Simpson.
By William Turvill 14 April 9:18
Trinity Mirror's Hammersmith and Fulham Chronicle series is to be closed down this month, putting 15 jobs at risk of redundancy.
By Dominic Ponsford 14 April 8:54
The editor of the UK’s third most read national daily newspaper – Metro – stepping down after 15 yers in the job. Kenny Campbell is being replaced by Ted young, who is currently online editor of the New York Daily News.
By Paul McNally 12 April 14:11
The photo agency that claims to be the first to have snapped Charles and Camilla together in public is celebrating its 60th anniversary - and despite falling prices and growing competition, it has its sights set on growth and expanding to new markets around the world.
By PA Media Lawyer 11 April 13:10
A 42-year-old woman has been arrested by detectives investigating alleged corrupt payments to public officials.
By Press Gazette 11 April 12:24
The Sunday red-top tabloid newspaper market was the worst performer in March, according to the latest audited circulation data from ABC.
By PA Mediapoint 11 April 11:59
The mother of murdered Sarah Payne gave evidence in the hacking trial today and said the News of the World had been a "force for good".
By Press Gazette 11 April 8:22
Regional media group Archant has appointed former Pixar and Twentieth Century Fox chief financial officer Simon Bax as its new chairman.
By Dominic Ponsford 10 April 16:51
Telegraph Media Group editor in chief Jason Seiken has outlined his vision for creating a "digitally native" news organisation which can thrive in a new "golden age" for journalism.

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