Dominic Ponsford

October 20, 2017

Digital Summit: News industry has been 'too slow to move from burning platforms', claims agency boss

The news industry has been “too slow to move away from the burning platforms on which they were sitting” as income from print has plummeted […]
October 19, 2017

National newspaper ABCs: Bulks helped Times and Daily Telegraph boost print circulations in September

The Times and Daily Telegraph were the only paid-for UK newspapers to increase circulation in September. But in both cases the headline circulation rise was […]
October 19, 2017

Express ordered to publish apology over Calais 'arsonist' story despite bit by title to assert its European Convention rights

The High Court has ordered Express Newspapers to publish an apology over a website story which accused man of helping to start fires at a […]
October 18, 2017

London libel lawyers who targeted murdered Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia condemned as 'crooks' by her son

The son of murdered Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia has said she was “assassinated because she stood between the rule of law and those who […]
October 16, 2017

Belfast Telegraph apologises over pictures taken at child's funeral without consent of family

The Belfast Telegraph has apologised after a complaint that a photographer hid in a churchyard to get a picture of a child’s coffin entering a […]
October 12, 2017

News industry challenge to status of press regulator Impress rejected by High Court

The UK’s Royal Charter-recognised press regulator, Impress, has fought off a High Court challenge over its status. The News Media Association (NMA), which represents publishers, […]
October 10, 2017

Journalists given Contempt of Court warning over influencing sentencing judge in hacker case

A judge warned journalists against reporting extra details in the case of a teenager convicted of computer hacking charges – because, he said, there was […]
September 27, 2017

Press regulator Impress bans own chief executive from dealing with major Fleet Street publishers after anti-press tweets

Press regulator Impress has largely banned three of its own board members and its chief executive from dealing with major Fleet Street news publishers because […]
September 26, 2017

Mail on Sunday censured by press regulator IPSO for second time in a week over accuracy

The Mail on Sunday has been censured by press regulator IPSO for the second time in the space of a week for publishing a story […]
September 22, 2017

Press room at Westminster Magistrates' Court set to be reinstated after Press Association challenge

One of the UK’s busiest magistrates’ courts is to reinstate its press room following an outcry from journalists. The closure was announced in August to […]
September 22, 2017

Four months on Daily Mail clarifies front-page headline claiming Labour election win would cost every family £4,000 a year

The Daily Mail has clarified a story claiming Labour would cost every British family £4,000 – five months after it appeared. Rob Watkins complained to […]
September 18, 2017

Independent Press Standards Organisation urged to rethink ban on membership for most news agencies

News industry regulator IPSO has indicated that it is unable to regulate news agencies which do not publish content themselves. UK-owned press agency Central European […]
September 18, 2017

Mail on Sunday censured by IPSO over story which claimed 'world leaders were duped over global warming'

The Mail on Sunday has been censured by press watchdog IPSO over a story which wrongly stated that world leaders had been “duped over global […]