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By Press Gazette 26 September 8:47
Baroness Butler-Sloss, who stepped down as chairman of an inquiry into allegations of child abuse by establishment figures in the summer, is to be a guest editor of Radio 4's Today programme.
By William Turvill 24 September 17:06
The commissioner of the Metropolitan Police refused to answer questions about the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act being used to spy on journalists today.
By Press Gazette 24 September 14:14
Today Metropolitan Police commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe exposes himself to public scrutiny on Twitter with a Q&A session. Let's see what he has to say about the Met Police's use of RIPA to secretly obtain the records of journalists. Have your say by asking a question using the hashtag #AskMetBoss.
By PA Mediapoint 23 September 11:30
The corporation's director general Lord Hall said in August last year that he wanted to see more women hosting or co-hosting breakfast shows.
By William Turvill 22 September 13:46
A round-up of this week's job moves, business shake-ups and award wins.
By William Turvill 22 September 8:33
The fortnightly title, the UK’s best selling current affairs magazine, now costs £1.80, up from £1.50.
By William Turvill 19 September 11:00
Hertfordshire Mercury editor Julie Palmer (right) has been appointed to the new position of senior editor. She will continue to edit the Mercury, but will also now be responsible for co-ordinating editorial teams in the area.
By William Turvill 16 September 13:22
Leapman (pictured by Mike Gunnill) was convicted of raping a woman in July after previously being found guilty of downloading child sex abuse images.
By William Turvill 16 September 9:32
The applications are being used in recognition of the fact that 80 per cent of Scotland's 16 and 17 year olds are signed up to vote.
By Dominic Ponsford 15 September 15:43
The Chartered Institute of Journalists has urged the Met Police to justify its decision to obtain the phone records of The Sun and its political editor and to reveal how many other times it has used the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act to spy on journalists.
By Press Gazette 15 September 10:46
The Financial Times today unveiled its first print edition redesign since 2007.
By William Turvill 12 September 9:01
The Nuneaton Tribune will now be available to pick up from 99 outlets across the area rather than being delivered through letter boxes.
By William Turvill 11 September 11:17
A Daily Telegraph column written by the Prime Minister was judged to have breached the Editors' Code of Practice.
By Dominic Ponsford 09 September 9:34
Mike Gilson marked five years at the Belfast Telegraph today with an interview in his own paper.
By William Turvill 09 September 4:20
Searching ‘Ray Stewart’, a former Scotland, Dundee United and West Ham United player, on EU Google sites will now not return a 1996 court report describing how he broke the jaw and nose a nightclub DJ who “he found in bed with his then estranged partner”.
By William Turvill 09 September 3:51
According to the Wall Street Journal, another news provider that will be entering a partnership, the company wants to make MSN “a hub for the best content on the web”.
By Dominic Ponsford 08 September 15:25
The board of the Independent Press Standards Organisation has today confirmed the names of the 12-person committee who will hear its complaints.
By Press Gazette 08 September 11:25
John Dixon, night lawyer of The Mail on Sunday from the paper’s inception in 1982 until 2004, has died aged 62.
By Press Gazette 05 September 15:02
The first UK secondary school specialising in digital media opened this week.
By William Turvill 04 September 8:21
The film star, who has previously directed movies including this year's Monuments Men, will bring journalist Nick Davies' book Hack Attack to the big screen, with shooting scheduled to begin next year.

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