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By Samuel Osborne 28 April 10:46
Tony Blair’s former spin-doctor Alistair Campbell has criticised the Tories’ treatment of the regional press during its election campaign.
By Samuel Osborne 27 April 17:35
The Wall Street Journal has joined other media organisations in introducing an Apple Watch app which gives subscribers “at-a-glance, real-time news and market data”.
By Samuel Osborne 27 April 12:10
Victoria Derbyshire has described website traffic to her new daily BBC discussion show as "astonishing", despite reports that the broadcast version has achieved a "zero rating" according to The Guardian.
By William Turvill 27 April 11:01
The Independent Press Standards Organisation has announced two new appointments, including a director of ex
By William Turvill 27 April 9:17
Former Sun editor Kelvin MacKenzie has condemned a police force for not informing the press about the theft of a professional footballer's car.
By Dominic Ponsford 23 April 11:03
“Who knows more about digital disruption than us. No-one?”
By William Turvill 23 April 10:56
Actor Robert Downey Jr walked out of an interview with Channel 4 News yesterday when his interviewer strayed off the topic of his latest movie, Avengers: Age of Ultron.
By Dominic Ponsford 22 April 10:07
Former Guardian collaborater Julian Assange has penned an excoriating review of Guardian book, The Snowden Files, for Newsweek.
By Matthew Gilley 21 April 13:21
World record-breaking Dutch news website De Correspondent has released a short guide to crowdfunding journalism.In-depth news website which raised £1m in eight days releases guide to journalism crowdfunding
By William Turvill 21 April 11:38
The shortlist for the Regional Press Awards has been released this morning.
By William Turvill 21 April 10:27
Rupert Murdoch (pictured, Reuters) reportedly told The Sun to get its “act together” and do more to stop Labour winning the election.
By Matthew Gilley 17 April 16:12
The Daily Record emerged from the Scottish Press Awards last night with five gongs to its name, including newspaper of the year.
By Matthew Gilley 17 April 13:05
The Argus today unveiled a redesign under new editor Mike Gilson.
By Matthew Gilley 16 April 10:39
A new book about online research techniques - The Verification Handbook for Investigative Reporting - was released yesterday.
By Dominic Ponsford 15 April 16:35
Staffordshire Police is declining to answer questions from journalists about the Mid Staffs NHS scandal apparently until after the general election.
By Matthew Gilley 15 April 13:27
US-based news service Politico has added former Times and Reuters reporters to its new European team, bringing the total number of journalists hired for the venture to 36.
By Dominic Ponsford 15 April 13:26
Investigative website Exaro is reporting that Rebekah Brooks is set to return to The Sun as head of its digital operation.
By Matthew Gilley 15 April 10:40
PARLY, a new parliament-focused project by lobby journalist Tony Grew, has raised a quarter of its crowdfunding target after a week.
By Dominic Ponsford 14 April 15:49
The Daily Mirror and Mail on Sunday were named as the two national newspapers of the year today by the London Press Club.
By Matthew Gilley 13 April 16:21
The Observer’s Nick Cohen was among the winners at this year’s European Press Prize, announced today. He won in the Commentator category for his columns on “the cowardice of Nigel Farage”.

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