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By Dominic Ponsford 23 April 17:03
The National Union of Journalists has voted to abolish the post of deputy general secretary following the resignation last year of Barry Fitzpatrick two years into his five-year-term.
Andy Coulson (Reuters)
By PA Mediapoint 23 April 14:45
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson has described his shock at the arrest of one of his reporters for phone-hacking, and denied suggestions that he was involved in a cover-up.
Police outside the News UK building in Wapping (Reuters)
By Dominic Ponsford 23 April 13:37
Former Sun South West England reporter John Coles has been cleared after spending some 19 months on police bail following his arrest as part of the Operation Elveden investigation. Coles, 54, was arrested at his home near Bristol in September 2012 as part of Operation Elveden, Scotland Yard's investigation into payments to public officials.
By Sam Corney 23 April 12:15
The Mail on Sunday has responded to the social media backlash over its undercover foodbanks investigation by saying: “It is a sad day for journalism when investigations into the use of money given by the public are condemned”.
By Dominic Ponsford 23 April 8:35
A British news agency based in Austria is facing legal action from a convicted blackmailer for using his full name in a news report.
Andy Coulson (Reuters)
By Dominic Ponsford 22 April 16:47
Former tabloid editor Andy Coulson "rubber-stamped" a payment to a royal source for a story, despite being warned by a colleague that being caught could end up with both parties in court, he told the phone-hacking trial.
Daniel Craig pictured with then partner Satzuki Mitchell
By PA Mediapoint 22 April 13:07
Former tabloid editor Andy Coulson has denied ever being played a voicemail message left on James Bond actor Daniel Craig's phone by secret lover Sienna Miller. Coulson, a former Number 10 spin doctor, denied allegations from his former News of the World colleague, journalist Dan Evans, that he editor was present when the reporter played the message.
By Dominic Ponsford 22 April 9:02
The police have paid damages to a man wrongly identified as a rapist by both the Oxford Mail and the BBC website.
By William Turvill and Press Association 21 April 8:37
The ruling, by Mr Justice Bean, has been made in proceedings being reported by The Guardian in which a woman is suing services company Serco.
By William Turvill 20 April 10:04
The newspaper carried an interview with Conservative MP Sarah Woolaston yesterday in which she described the Guido Fawkes blog, Daily Telegraph columnist Dan Hodges and LBC's Iain Dale as unnecessarily “aggressive”.
By William Turvill 19 April 9:46
Press Gazette revealed in January that the comedian had launched legal action after The Sun on Sunday carried a front page story saying Brand had cheated on girlfriend Jemima Khan with a glamour model.
By Press Association and Press Gazette 17 April 16:15
The Communities and Local Government Secretary has given the five Labour-run boroughs a fortnight to defend their actions and explain why legal proceedings should not be taken against their "propaganda on the rates".
By Dominic Ponsford 17 April 15:47
Mail Online remained by far the most popular UK newspaper website in March, with nearly double the daily global traffic of the next most popular site, The Guardian.
By Press Gazette 17 April 13:24
The Financial Times will not be joining new press regulator IPSO - the Independent Press Standards Organisation - editor Lionel Barber announced today.
By Press Association and Press Gazette 17 April 12:15
Paranoia over leaks rather than hacking at the News of the World prompted Andy Coulson to send an e-mail ordering: "Do his phone", jurors at the trial were told yesterday.
By William Turvill 17 April 11:47
The News UK title, which has previously paid Walsh £400,000 in damages for defamation, issued a clarification on page two of the newspaper today.
By Axegrinder 17 April 10:32
Spare a thought for The Guardian, which today issued a clarification on its online story claiming the Vatican had hired a hawk to protect the Pope’s doves.
TeamRock chief executive Billy Anderson
By Michael Ogunleye 17 April 9:53
Music magazine publisher TeamRock has announced plans for expansion a year after it was founded.
By William Turvill 17 April 8:42
The complaints of Neelam Desai led to Gareth Davies being served with a “prevention of harassment” notice by Metropolitan Police officers, who came to the Advertiser’s Red Hill office.
By David Thompson 16 April 16:30
For famous last words, the great political and social cartoonist Keith Waite's dry wit has matched that of Oscar Wilde and Spike Milligan. Keith, who has died aged 87, was an experienced and enthusiastic sailor based on the Orwell river, near Ipswich, in Suffolk. He instructed that his ashes were to be scattered on the river and on an ebb tide "because I do not want to spend eternity in Ipswich".

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