Photographers face sack at Newsquest's Wiltshire titles - reporters told to take pictures on their phonesBy Dominic Ponsford 03 June 16:48
Six photography staff are being made redundant on Newsquest newspapers in Wiltshire and are to be replaced with reporters using smartphones.
Photographers condemn rules barring pictures from back of Downing Street as 'new low' in 'stage managed' electionBy William Turvill 27 April 10:43
Rules preventing pictures being at the back of Downing Street have been described by photographers as a "new low" in an election campaign of "attempted stage management and control of the media".
'The Prince of Wales calls me Arthur and I call him sir': Royal photographer reflects on 40-year Sun careerBy William Turvill 21 April 12:36
Long-serving Sun photographer Arthur Edwards is known by the Queen as Mr Edwards, Prince Charles as Arthur, and is shown great “respect” by Princes William and Harry.
By Matthew Gilley 10 April 14:20
The picture editor of The Mail on Sunday has left after 16 years in the job amid reported budget cuts.
UK Picture Editors' Guild backs campaign against use of 'head clutcher' pictures for mental health storiesBy Danny Buckland 31 March 12:53
Danny Buckland is a freelance journalist who has worked for the Daily Mail, Sun and Daily Mirror. He writes regularly about mental health issues and general health across national titles and websites and has become increasingly concerned about the use of ‘head clutcher’ images in print, on TV and on the web. He is part of a campaigning group that includes mental health charities, service users and other journalists who want to find a better way to illustrate stories about mental health. Here, he gives an update on the progress of the campaign:
By William Turvill 31 March 11:37
Freelance Mark Patterson has told how he complained to the force’s Professional Standards Directorate after an officer told him to stop taking photographs of a road traffic accident with his phone.
By Emilio Casalicchio 03 February 10:27
News yesterday that three BBC journalists were questioned by police for flying a drone at Davos last month followed the arrest in Surrey of a freelance journalist who flew a drone near the scene of a fatal fire. Here Press Gazette takes a look at the use of journalism drones in the UK and finds how journalists can use them responsibly
By William Turvill 19 January 11:20
Founded by a husband and wife in north-west London in 1954, Rex now has offices in London and Los Angeles and partner agencies in more than 40 countries.
Drone photographer to sue police for false imprisonment after arrest at scene of Surrey caravan fireBy Dominic Ponsford 07 January 16:32
A photojournalist arrested for breach of the peace after flying his drone near the scene of a fatal fire is planning to sue Surrey Police for wrongful arrest and false imprisonment.
By Dominic Ponsford 06 January 9:21
Parliament is today set to hear a call for the Government to consider banning unpixelated pictures of children from appearing in newspapers without the consent of parents.
By Press Gazette 18 December 11:55
Manchester-based news agency Cavendish Press has won an apology from the HM Courts and Tribunal Service after one of its journalists was ordered by security staff to delete pictures she took of a defendant as she stood on a pavement outside a courthouse.
By Emily Shackleton 15 December 11:46
Newsquest has axed two of its long-standing weekly editors in a structural shake up of its Gloucestershire publications.
By Emily Shackleton 11 December 9:55
Reuters and Newsquest photographers are to lose their jobs in the latest round of staff cuts.
Sun picture editor lived in fear of sack from 'not always rational but always demanding' editor Brooks, court hearsBy Court News UK 01 December 15:53
The Sun's picture editor made "hardly any" checks when approving cash payments to a long-serving reporter's source, a court heard.
More Johnston Press photography roles at risk, with northern staffers set to lose jobs before ChristmasBy William Turvill 06 November 9:25
The publisher has axed a number of photography positions over the last year, including in Scotland, the Midlands and the South Publishing Unit - where ten jobs were put at risk last month.
By William Turvill 13 October 11:54
There have been a number of photographer job losses across JP over the last year, including in Scotland, the Midlands and the North West. Overall, the publisher axed 1,600 jobs over 2012 and 2013.
By PA Mediapoint 13 October 10:09
The lengthy piece was included in the fourth issue of IS's Dabiq magazine and carries the headline: "The real story behind my videos."
By William Turvill 09 October 10:37
An email from associate editor Wayne Ankers told them there would be no shifts available from next week. He later revised this statement, after being told it was the paper’s policy to give one month’s notice to freelances.
By Press Gazette 30 September 8:14
Islamic extremists have released another propaganda video appearing to feature British journalist John Cantlie.
By PA Mediapoint 23 September 10:35
The clip - the second showing the journalist to be circulated by Islamic State militants in less than a week - emerged in the early hours of this morning, according to reports.