The latest issue of Press Gazette is with subscribers today, and on newstands tomorrow. In news we have a report on how Britain’s national newspapers helped avert a financial crisis when they refused to run malicious rumours about high street bank and mortgage lenders HBOS.
We have an exclusive story about a local newspaper journalist who spent the night in the police cells for a story – and filmed the action as it happened.
After the unprecedented front page apologies by Express Newspapers to the parents of Madeline McCann we ask legal experts if big-money libel payouts are on the rise in a two page special report.
In features, former Now! Editor Janice Turner casts an expert eye over magazines for the older woman such as Essentials and Good Housekeeping.