Orwell prize nominations announced
By New Statesman - 16 April 11:24

Nominations in categories for political writing, books and blogs were announced this week.

97 journalists pass senior reporter test
By Dominic Ponsford - 16 April 11:19

The NCTJ National Certificate Examination in March had a pass rate of 52 per cent.

Trinity Mirror to launch Birmingham Post Lite
By New Statesman - 15 April 13:22

Group plans to launch free paper to combat rival title.

News agencies to boycott press launch of Cannes film festival
By New Statesman - 15 April 13:15

International news agencies including Reuters, Agence France-Presse, AP and Getty Images are in disp

Simon Singh wins libel case
By George Eaton - 15 April 13:09

British Chiropractic Association drops its case against science writer.

Guardian’s iPad app hits 50,000 US downloads
By New Statesman - 15 April 13:08

Guardian News & Media confirms its Eyewitness iPad app has been downloaded more than 50,000 times in

Advertising Standards Authority bans Israeli tourism advert
By New Statesman - 15 April 13:02

ASA bans ad whose depiction of the Western Wall it says is misleading.

Election candidates urged to take stand on media issues
By Dominic Ponsford - 15 April 12:21

The National Union of Journalists has asked parliamentary candidates to where they stand on five med

Sun apology for Prince Harry champagne bender splash
By Dominic Ponsford - 15 April 12:13

The Sun apologised yesterday for their story headlined "FIZZ ROYAL HIGHNESS", published on Monday.

Lib Dem manifesto pledges historic reform of libel laws
By Oliver Luft - 15 April 12:06

The Liberal Democrats used yesterday's manifesto launch to pledge libel law reforms in England and W

NYT and BBC lead Webby nominations
By New Statesman - 14 April 11:57

The American paper and British broadcaster have picked up a total of 24 nominations for the 2010 Web

Sunderland subbing "hub" to move to Sheffield
By Oliver Luft - 14 April 11:38

Regional publisher Johnston Press is to transfer the production operation of its North East newspape

Spanish court acquits newspaper bosses of terrorist links
By New Statesman - 13 April 12:04

Spanish High Court acquits five newspaper executives of Basque daily from charges of belonging to th

Newspaper Club creates buzz
By New Statesman - 13 April 11:51

Service which allows anyone to print their own newspaper goes from strength to strength.

Washington Post wins four Pulitzers
By New Statesman - 13 April 11:45

Newspaper dominated the prestigious journalism awards.

Labour pledges reform of libel laws
By New Statesman - 13 April 11:39

Manifesto urges reform to encourage freedom of speech.

Fleet Street faces new phone-hacking investigation
By Dominic Ponsford - 13 April 11:31

The news investigation comes three years after two News of the World journalists were jailed for int

US media executives call for new revenue streams
By New Statesman - 13 April 11:30

Gloom about future of industry widespread, according to survey.

Libel fees cut runs out of time
By New Statesman - 12 April 18:15

Justice secretary Jack Straw's plans to reform libel law has lost out to opposition and the timetabl

Cooper note caught on camera
By New Statesman - 12 April 16:02

Work and Pensions secretary Yvette Cooper was caught making comments about journalists to Liam Byrne

Journalists fight AIDS in Tanzania
By New Statesman - 12 April 15:53

The Association of Journalists Against Aids in Tanzania (AJAAT) is active in exposing health risks,

Seven Squared takes over Guardian ad supplements
By Dominic Ponsford - 12 April 14:13

Guardian News and Media is to outsource production of its commercially-funded supplements, microsite

Conservatives commit to libel reform bill
By Oliver Luft - 12 April 14:10

The Conservative Party has committed itself to a "fundamental review" of the libel laws.

Roger Alton steps down as Independent editor
By Dominic Ponsford - 12 April 14:04

Roger Alton has decided to stand down as editor of the Independent with immediate effect.

Pacific Business News bags Hawaii newspaper award
By New Statesman - 09 April 15:32

Title bags win for seventh year running.

Philadelphia newspaper auction will not be delayed
By New Statesman - 09 April 14:36

Creditors planning to take over Philadelphia's two largest newspapers lose motion to delay the actio

Editor shot dead at hotel in South Africa
By New Statesman - 09 April 14:28

Thabo Khongoane killed during armed robbery.

Gag order on former IDF soldier relaxed
By New Statesman - 09 April 14:24

Restrictions on media reporting of the Anat Kam espionage case eased.

Ohio judge sues newspaper for $50m
By New Statesman - 09 April 14:16

Judge conducting trial of alleged serial killer is suing a newspaper covering the case.

Johnston Press paid chief executive almost £1m for one year
By Oliver Luft - 09 April 13:44

John Fry was paid almost one million pounds for his first year at the helm of the regional newspaper

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