Freddy Mayhew

August 17, 2017

Print ABCs: Metro only newspaper to grow distribution as all paid-for nationals lost sales in July

The Metro is the only UK daily national newspaper to have increased its distribution year-on-year, according to ABC figures for July, bucking the overall trend […]
August 11, 2017

Mag ABCs: Hello! Fashion Monthly and Women’s Health buck declining sales trend to boost circulations year-on-year

Hello! Fashion Monthly and Women’s Health magazines have bucked the trend of declining sales among UK women’s fashion and lifestyle monthlies to grow their circulations, […]
August 10, 2017

Mag ABCs: Tough times for women’s weeklies with Now down 21 per cent and Look falling 35 per cent

Time Inc magazines Now and Look have suffered the heaviest fall in sales year-on-year within the declining UK women’s weeklies sector, the latest ABC figures […]
August 10, 2017

Cleveland Police illegal phone records grab: Police officers given £3,000 compensation but journalists get nothing

Two former police officers have been awarded £3,000 each in compensation for after their phone records were illegally grabbed by Cleveland Police to find the […]
August 9, 2017

Figures reveal Scottish Government more likely to reject journalists' FoI requests

Freedom of Information (FoI) requests from journalists to the Scottish Government are being refused at a higher rate than those from other applicants, according to […]
August 9, 2017

Press room at Westminster Magistrates' Court closed because it was 'little used', says Court Service

The press room at “the most important magistrates’ court in the country” has been shut to journalists and turned into a room for legal advocates. […]
August 8, 2017

Mail Online is most popular website on Facebook with 26m 'interactions' in July, according to study

Mail Online has topped the list of the most engaged websites on Facebook for July, claiming the most total likes, shares, comments and reactions over […]
August 7, 2017

Charlie Gard's parents to complain to IPSO over Sun's lifting of their exclusive interview with Daily Mail

The parents of baby Charlie Gard are set to complain to press regulator IPSO over The Sun’s use of their exclusive interview with the Daily […]
August 7, 2017

Daily Mail publisher pays out £5k for using Oxford students' naked calendar pictures without permission

An Oxford University graduate has won a £5,000 payout from the publisher of the Daily Mail and Mail Online after a four-year dispute over their […]
August 7, 2017

Byline Media facing legal action from journalist for recovery of £2,500 libel damages awarded by Impress arbitrator

Legal action to force payment of £2,500 in libel damages has begun against Byline Media just after a month after it was ordered to make […]
July 31, 2017

Court reporters win legal challenge to identify parents of neglected baby in Kent Online reports

Two weekly reporters successfully challenged a court bid to impose restrictions that would have led to the parents of a nine-week-old baby going unnamed in […]
July 31, 2017

Scottish Parliament urged to review Freedom of Information amid concerns over lack of transparency

A network of activists and campaign groups dedicated to open government has called on Scotland to review the “effectiveness” of its freedom of information laws. […]
July 31, 2017

Survey reveals extent to which newspapers and social media influenced voting decisions at 2017 general election

Half of 18 to 24-year-olds polled in a new YouGov survey said social media was more “influential” than newspapers in helping them decide who to […]