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Commons culture committee chair warns 'likely' jailing of UK journalists may send wrong message abroadBy Gavriel Hollander | 22 May 2013
The Conservative MP who chaired Westminster’s hacking inquiry has said that jailing journalists in the UK could send the wrong message abroad.
Regional publishers warn MPs of 'major issues' with Parliament's Royal Charter - but stop short of boycottBy Gavriel Hollander | 21 May 2013
Local newspaper groups have said the Government’s proposed Royal Charter on press regulation could threaten the financial future of many papers.
Report: Met stopped Leveson Inquiry from revealing claim senior cop sold secrets to News of the World in 2006By Press Gazette | 20 May 2013
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.
By PA Mediapoint | 16 May 2013
Criminal suspects who have been arrested should not normally be named until they are charged, the Home Secretary has said.
By Dominic Ponsford | 15 May 2013
The chairman of the Police Federation has warned that police are reluctant to talk to journalists because of the “fear factor” in the wake of the Leveson report.
By PA Mediapoint | 15 May 2013
The Government has been urged by a former cabinet minister to stand firm behind the Parliament-backed draft Royal Charter on press regulation.
Independent's Blackhurst says 'veto' removal could pave the way for acceptance of publishers' Royal CharterBy Gavriel Hollander | 13 May 2013
The latest change to the Royal Charter proposed by the newspaper industry could see one of the three national papers not to have signed up to the rival plan fall into line.
By Gavriel Hollander | 09 May 2013
British national newspapers published four times as many negative articles about the Leveson Inquiry as they did positive ones, according to a report out today.
By Gavriel Hollander | 07 May 2013
The latest high-profile individuals identified in the media after being arrested on suspicon of sexual assaults were not named by police, Press Gazette has learned.
As publishers' Royal Charter goes out to consultation, survey suggests public lack confidence in industry planBy Dominic Ponsford | 07 May 2013
A majority of members of the public do not have confidence in the rival press regulation Royal Charter put forward by the newspaper industry, according to an opinion poll.
By Dominic Ponsford | 04 May 2013
A Government decision on a press regulation Royal Charter may have been delayed to avoid the threat of judicial review.
By Press Gazette | 03 May 2013
The Government has delayed making a decision on the press regulation Royal Charter pending further consultation. A press regulation Royal Charter was agreed in a cross-party deal in March and sought to establish an independent press regulator underpinned by statute.
By Press Gazette | 03 May 2013
As World Press Freedom Day is marked today - global journalism organisations have given their backing to the independent Royal Charter on press regulation put forward by the UK newspaper industry.
Whistleblowers' hotline is in as publishers submit rival press regulation Royal Charter to the Privy CouncilBy Dominic Ponsford | 01 May 2013
The newspaper and magazine industry’s Royal Charter on press regulation has been tweaked to include the provision of a whistleblowers’ hotline.
By Dominic Ponsford | 30 Apr 2013
The Chartered Institute of Journalists has lodged a legal challenge with the Privy Council over the proposed Royal Charter for the regulation of the press.
For the sake of the victims - Hacked Off and MPs need to do a deal with publishers on press regulationBy Dominic Ponsford | 29 Apr 2013
Various peace deals have collapsed over the years because of a refusal to compromise and I fear the ongoing tussle over press regulation could go the same way.
By Dominic Ponsford | 29 Apr 2013
UK regional press trade body the Newspaper Society has warned Culture Secretary Maria Miller, the Privy Council and The Queen that the Government’s proposed press regulation plan could be unconstitutional.
By Press Gazette | 29 Apr 2013
Regional editors have voiced their support for a revised Royal Charter for the regulation of the press put forward by their trade body the Newspaper Society last week.
By Dominic Ponsford | 26 Apr 2013
The national newspaper titles behind a rival Royal Charter for the regulation of the press today launched direct appeals to readers via full-page adverts and editorials.
By Press Gazette | 25 Apr 2013
Campaign group Hacked Off has condemned the rival press regulation Royal Charter published today as a “desperate move” which defies the will of Parliament.