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Director of Communications at News International Guto Harri says that the company has cleaned up its act

Rupert Murdoch's media empire 'was seen as the mafia', his director of communications admits

Guto Harri tells PR industry that News UK's act has been cleaned up

The last edition of the News of the World in July 2011. The newspaper was shut down in the wake of the phone hacking scandal

Hacking scandal: Trinity Mirror pays out to four people who 'had their voicemails hacked'

The company said today it had agreed to pay compensation

The article claimed that workers had returned to the nuclear reactor against the orders of their manager

Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun apologises over false stories on Fukushima and World War Two sex slaves

Both stories originated from false information

Before taking up his present role, former judge Sir Alan Moses was a Lord Justice of Appeal

New press regulator Sir Alan Moses warns of ‘hopeless’ budget on his first day at Ipso

Sir Alan believes the new regulator will 'cost substantially more' than the £2.5m-a-year spent by its predecessor, the Press Complaints Commission

The Economist withdraws book review that claimed slavery wasn't as bad as portrayed

Anonymous review of The Half Has Never Been Told maintained it was bias to take the view most black slaves were victims while most whites were villains

One for the boys: Loaded aims to hark back to the Nineties, but also appeal to a younger readership

Loaded has ditched the raunchy covers - but is it time for the men's magazine to just let go?

The leading men's magazine of the Nineties has rebranded as a glossy lifestyle title, with an agony aunt column from Julie Burchill, a nostalgia piece on "analogue porn" and an article on "the 90's worst cocaine casualties" all featuring in the latest edition
Hot off the press: A newspaper vendor in Fleet Street in 1955

The dizzying decline of Britain’s local newspapers: do you want the bad news, or the good news?

Twitter keeps historic brands relevant  to young readers

David Cameron had an unfortunate encounter with some ink during a press conference

Six of the silliest stories of the August silly season

Despite the horror of much of August's news stories, a few daft tales squeaked in to lighten things up a bit
Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon in ‘The Front Page’, using an old tech typewriter

The Times' newsroom set to ring with the sounds of typewriters once more

Almost as if the digital revolution never happened, the newsroom of The Times once again resounds to the clatter of the old-fashioned typewriter.

The media have been quick to use the stereotype of the sad clown in discussing Robin Williams' death

Still a demand for the obituary: Robin Williams in the press

Poignant obituaries for the actor and comedian Robin Williams were not hard to find last week. But could the obit itself – a feature best suited to print media – be on its way out?

Youth network Vice News joins the top table

Just over three years ago, David Carr, media columnist of The New York Times, bearded the online youth network Vice News by deriding its coverage of a filthy beach in war-torn Liberia.

Stephen Pollard editor of The Jewish Chronicle

Jewish Chronicle apologises for Gaza appeal as Tricycle Theatre backs down on Jewish Film Festival boycott

The Jewish Chronicle has apologised to readers who complained after the paper published an advert for the Gaza Disasters Emergency Appeal – but the paper’s editor said that many of those described as “civilian casualties” during the conflict were actually terrorists.

Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox group has withdrawn its bid for Time Warner

21st Century Fox’s $80bn (£48bn) proposal to buy Time Warner -has Murdoch lost his Midas touch?

Once the ultimate dealmaker, Rupert Murdoch is licking his wounds after the rebuttal of 21st Century Fox’s $80bn (£48bn) proposal to buy Time Warner.

The best of the silly season: Welcome to August, when only the most ludicrous stories will do

What’s a newspaper to do during the long news-dearth days of summer? Why, run reports of crack-addicted squirrels and afterlife feuds, of course...
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Israel-Gaza conflict: Journalist quits Australian newspaper after suspension over 'offensive' response to Gaza column complaints

Mike Carlton left the Sydney Morning Herald  after telling readers to 'f*** off'

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Despite billions spent on weapons, the US has not been able to counter Isis's gruesome tactics, says Patrick Cockburn
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'The day I was shot by the Taliban'

Private Davey Graham was shot five times during an ambush in 2007 - it was the first, controversial photograph to show the dangers our soldiers faced in Helmand province
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Revealed: the best and worst airlines for delays

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The stories that defined 2014

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Monique Roffey: The author on father figures, the nation's narcissism and New Year reflections

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The author on father figures, the nation's narcissism and New Year reflections
Introducing my anti-heroes of 2014

Introducing my anti-heroes of 2014

Their outrageousness and originality makes the world a bit more interesting, says Ellen E Jones
DJ Taylor: Good taste? It's all a matter of timing...

Good taste? It's all a matter of timing...

It has been hard to form generally accepted cultural standards since the middle of the 19th century – and the disintegration is only going to accelerate, says DJ Taylor
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Bill Granger's healthy breakfasts

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