By Chris Moncrieff 21 May 16:00
Colin Webb, who has died aged 74, was a highly effective editor of the Press Association from 1986 to 1995 and successfully steered the agency through a crucial period in its history.
By Gavriel Hollander 21 May 15:33
Local World chairman David Montgomery has said much of the “human interface” involved in local news publishing will disappear within four years.
By Press Gazette 21 May 15:11
The Oxford Mail has criticised a solicitors' firm for its "dogmatic and downright wrong" attempt to overturn a longstanding legal ruling about naming young people in court.
New police media guidelines place journalists in the "same bracket" as criminals, according to the Daily Mail.
Regional publishers warn MPs of 'major issues' with Parliament's Royal Charter - but stop short of boycottBy Gavriel Hollander 21 May 13:13
Local newspaper groups have said the Government’s proposed Royal Charter on press regulation could threaten the financial future of many papers. Giving evidence to the Culture, Media and Sport select committee at the House of Commons, regional newspaper publishers warned plans to introduce an arbitration process for complaints could open the way for a wave of small compensation claims that would have a crippling effect on local newspapers’ profitability.
The Independent is advertising for an internship lasting for 11 weeks on its website.
By Dominic Ponsford 21 May 12:08
The BBC Trust could be heading on a collision course with the regional press after demanding that BBC Online shapes up its act when it comes to local and regional coverage.
Journalism charity the Thomson Foundation has appointed media adviser Lord Chandos as its new chairman.
Police worker pocketed £32,000 after hiring Max Clifford to start tabloid bidding war over expenses storyBy Gavriel Hollander 21 May 9:10
A man who worked for a special protection unit of the Metropolitan Police sparked a tabloid bidding war over sent secret police expense claims, a court has heard.
By Dominic Ponsford 21 May 8:59
Newsquest’s long-serving chief executive Paul Davidson is expected to retire later this year.
By Press Gazette 21 May 8:43
The College of Policing has issued nationwide guidelines saying arrested persons should not be named unless there are exceptional circumstances.
By William Turvill 21 May 7:20
Lads’ magazine Zip, sister to Loaded, has ceased print publication after nine issues.
By Gavriel Hollander 21 May 7:02
A B2B publisher has launched a new technology and business title with a print version promised for the autumn.
By Press Gazette 20 May 15:27
ITV News has confirmed that it is on the hunt for a new editor and that Deborah Turness is leaving to become president of New York-based NBC News. She will leave in July after eight years as editor. She was both the youngest ever ITV News editor and also the first woman to hold that role.
Report: Met stopped Leveson Inquiry from revealing claim senior cop sold secrets to News of the World in 2006By Press Gazette 20 May 14:38
The Evening Standard reports today that an un-named senior police officer may have sold information about senior goings-on at the Met Police to the News of the World in 2006.
Court of Appeal: Daily Mail did not infringe baby's privacy with report well-known politician was fatherBy Press Gazette 20 May 14:00
The Court of Appeal has said a Daily Mail story speculating that a well-known philandering politician was the father of a baby did not infringe the child’s right to privacy.
BBC beats Mail Online and Guardian in top ten list of UK news websites to appear on Google news resultsBy William Turvill 20 May 10:58
The BBC website is more likely to show up in a Google news results search than any other UK news site, according to new figures.
By William Turvill 20 May 10:20
National newspaper have refused to retract claims that one of David Cameron’s “closest allies” described Conservative activists as “mad, swivel-eyed loons”.
By Dominic Ponsford 20 May 9:26
Times foreign editor Richard Beeston has died of cancer aged 50.
By Gavriel Hollander 17 May 16:44
Newsquest is set to cut sub-editors in Wales and Gloucestershire as it introduces a single copy editing hub.