Christmas dinner with Brooks "a mistake", says the Prime Minister.
Paul Baxendale-Walker will create two Loaded TV channels.
The former News of the World chief reporter will not be prosecuted.
Jon Snow said there was "no better editor in the United Kingdom."
Culture Secretary "confident" they will clear his name.
Johnston Press announced it was combining the editorial roles two weeks ago.
The minister claims he has acted with "scrupulous fairness".
"The threat to our democracy is severe", says Louise Mensch
The media group predicts that digital audiences will grow from 10m to 20m by 2020