Wires and Agencies

By Press Gazette 18 December 11:55
Manchester-based news agency Cavendish Press has won an apology from the HM Courts and Tribunal Service after one of its journalists was ordered by security staff to delete pictures she took of a defendant as she stood on a pavement outside a courthouse.
By Emily Shackleton 11 December 9:55
Reuters and Newsquest photographers are to lose their jobs in the latest round of staff cuts.
By Dominic Ponsford 26 November 11:43
The National Association of Press Agencies has urged the BBC to start buying in local content from its members.
By William Turvill 28 October 10:31
He will be tasked with leading the “continuing transformation of the agency into a digital-focused multi-platform news and information business”.
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 and Press Association 21 October 8:38
The story, from 29 July, was brought to the attention of the new press regulator by Conservative MP Dr Sarah Wollaston.
By William Turvill 14 October 9:04
A police force used the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act to bug a journalist's car - but has denied using it to obtain a news agency's phone records.
By William Turvill 26 August 6:07
Former News of the World US editor James Desborough is looking to emulate the success of British-run agtency Splash as he seeks to expand his own celebrity news agency in Los Angeles.
By Press Gazette 14 August 9:35
Two news agency journalists were killed yesterday photographing attempts to dismantle an exploded Israeli bomb in Gaza (pictured abobe: Reuters) according to the International Federation of Journalists.
By William Turvill 02 July 12:06
He will be made emeritus editor on 1 January, when a successor is expected to be appointed, and will officially retire on 22 May 2015.
By Axegrinder 13 June 15:17
Austria-based Central European News agency has had some excuses from media companies that want to re-use its hard-work for free, but this one from a US TV show takes the biscuit.
By William Turvill 02 June 9:32
French president Francois Hollande (pictured, Reuters) initially indicated there would be no fee, but later went back on this, allowing the French broadcasters to charge.
By Dominic Ponsford 20 May 16:17
Sun editor David Dinsmore has claimed that the 2012 Leveson Inquiry has left a “layer of secrecy in British public life that a banana republic would be proud of”.
By William Turvill 19 May 9:19
Rooney, 28, was on holiday with his wife Coleen, 28, and their two sons, Kai, four, and Klay, one this week, before starting training with England before the World Cup today. He tweeted yesterday: “Disgusting that English press have flew out to Portugal to follow me while I'm with my children.”
By William Turvill 13 May 9:35
Addullah Elshamy (pictured: Al Jazeera) has been on hunger strike in an Egyptian prison for 113 days, more than 16 weeks.
By Paul McNally 12 April 14:11
The photo agency that claims to be the first to have snapped Charles and Camilla together in public is celebrating its 60th anniversary - and despite falling prices and growing competition, it has its sights set on growth and expanding to new markets around the world.
By Press Gazette 04 April 12:56
A veteran Associated Press photographer has been killed and an AP reporter wounded when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan.
By Paul McNally 27 March 16:24
The European Commission in Brussels has ruled that the French news agency AFP can continue to receive tens of millions of euros of state funding - after a four-year legal dispute with a German rival.
By Press Gazette 26 March 12:09
Investigative journalism website Exaro News has secured a nomination for this year's Orwell Prize for political writing for the first time.
By Press Gazette 24 March 9:55
Journalists in Afghanistan face increasing danger as the country's elections draw closer, the Committee to Protect Journalists has warned - after the "horrific murder" of an AFP reporter.