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By PA Mediapoint 21 November 10:45
The former News of the World editor and Downing Street communications boss left Hollesley Bay, an open prison in Suffolk, this morning.
By William Turvill 21 November 8:27
Former Birmingham Post editor Marc Reeves has been named as editor-in-chief of Trinity Mirror's Midlands operation.
By Press Gazette 17 November 10:38
Matthew Bell has left Ferrari Press Agency after 15 years as co-owner and co-director with Adam Gillham, to become acting night news editor at The Sun.
By William Turvill 17 November 9:48
Vice has relaunched its website last week on the day it published an editorial project on Guatanamo Bay.
By Hardeep Singh and William Turvill 13 November 14:43
A building industry expert has won a £70,000 libel payout over a “cyber bullying” campaign orchestrated against him on Twitter and blogs.
By William Turvill 12 November 9:46
In September, the site revealed plans to charge up to £65,000 for single sponsored articles in the UK.
By William Turvill 10 November 10:56
Penny Marshall is to rejoin ITV News as social affairs editor in the New Year after joining the BBC as education editor earlier this year.
By William Turvill 07 November 9:00
In a blog post, Ben Smith said that people often confuse "what we do with true clickbait".
By Press Gazette 06 November 15:41
Former Newsnight presenter Jeremy Paxman is to write a weekly column for the FT Weekend.
By 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 31 October 17:06
Fiona Woolf’s (pictured, Reuters) resignation from being head of the Government’s historic child abuse inquiry is “a reminder of the need to protect our tradition of fearless investigative journalism as part of a vibrant press”, The Mail on Sunday said yesterday.
By PA Media Lawyer 27 October 11:40
Colonel Mohamed Hassan, a spokesman for the judiciary in Mogadishu, says Ali Bashir Osman and Abdullahi Shariff were executed today.
By William Turvill 27 October 10:56
The only newspaper in Scotland to back the Yes vote for independence in last month's referendum, the Sunday Herald, saw its average circulation increase by 64 per cent year on year in September.
By Press Gazette 23 October 11:19
The London Press Club Ball at the Royal Courts of Justice on 9 October raised some £40,000 for The Journalists' Charity.
By Dominic Ponsford 22 October 9:19
KM Media Group-owned Whitstable Gazette parodied the classic Jaws film poster this week changing the headline to Claws after reports of a 50ft crab being spotted in the harbour of the popular Kentish coastal town.
By William Turvill 21 October 15:11
According to the NUJ, deputy team leader Clare Hoppett and listings producer Kath Haigh reached an agreement with the company, PM81, shortly before a full employment tribunal was due to begin.
By William Turvill 21 October 9:33
Dewani’s wife, Anni, was shot dead after a taxi she was sharing with her husband was hijacked in Cape Town on 13 November 2010 where they were on their honeymoon.
By William Turvill 17 October 11:22
The BBC World Service has launched a "lifeline" Ebola service on Whatsapp for the people of West Africa.
By William Turvill 14 October 17:16
The award, now in its tenth year, was set up by Private Eye and The Guardian in memory of investigative journalist Paul Foot.
By Cleland Thom 14 October 0:15
The Home Office's announcement that it will introduce measures to stop the police using RIPA to access journalists' phone records appears to be a rare victory for press freedom.

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