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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...
Mike Carlton

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'

The Good Housekeeping Institute in London has been designed as a symbol of modern living

You’ve read the magazine, now learn to cook at the Good Housekeeping Institute in Soho

After Vogue and Monocle, Good Housekeeping becomes the latest title to jump from the page to bricks and mortar

The Sun's 'mark of the devil' front page: What is the need for such a 'silly season' story while the world watches the horror in Gaza?

Aside from questions over the news value of such a story, there are child protection issues to consider

Richard Norris in GQ

Richard Norris: Man who had whole face transplant after being shot becomes GQ star

He accidentally shot himself in the face aged 22 in 1997, blowing off his nose, cheekbones, lips, teeth and jaw

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Isis hostage crisis: The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power

Isis hostage crisis

The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power, says Robert Fisk
Missing salvage expert who found $50m of sunken treasure before disappearing, tracked down at last

The runaway buccaneers and the ship full of gold

Salvage expert Tommy Thompson found sunken treasure worth millions. Then he vanished... until now
Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Maverick artist Grayson Perry backs our campaign
Assisted Dying Bill: I want to be able to decide about my own death - I want to have control of my life

Assisted Dying Bill: 'I want control of my life'

This week the Assisted Dying Bill is debated in the Lords. Virginia Ironside, who has already made plans for her own self-deliverance, argues that it's time we allowed people a humane, compassionate death
Move over, kale - cabbage is the new rising star

Cabbage is king again

Sophie Morris banishes thoughts of soggy school dinners and turns over a new leaf
11 best winter skin treats

Give your moisturiser a helping hand: 11 best winter skin treats

Get an extra boost of nourishment from one of these hard-working products
Paul Scholes column: The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him

Paul Scholes column

The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him
Frank Warren column: No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans

Frank Warren's Ringside

No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans
Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action

Virtual reality: Seeing is believing

Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action
Homeless Veterans appeal: MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’

Homeless Veterans appeal

MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

Comedians share stories of depression

The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

Has The Archers lost the plot?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

14 office buildings added to protected lists

Christopher Beanland explores the underrated appeal of these palaces of pen-pushing
Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee