Regional newspapers and their journalists can register and enter the Society of Editors Regional Press Awards for 2015 from today (Friday 5 February 2016) at www.regionalpressawards.org.uk. The Awards will celebrate the best of British regional and local newspaper journalism in 2015.
The Society of Editors, supported by Camelot since 2001, organises the awards on behalf of the industry.
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The success of an experiment which will give reporters and members of the public access to Court of Protection hearings will depend on the ability of the press to "act responsibly", according to a specialist lawyer.
Hearings in the Court of Protection, which was set up under the 2005 Mental Capacity Act, have mostly been held behind closed doors - although judges sit in public when they consider ... Read full story
Review commissioners should think hard about the evidence from the Society of Editors and the Press Association before daring to water down the Freedom of Information Act, Roy Greenslade has urged.
Responding to SoE Director Bob Satchwell's evidence alongside Peter Clifton, editor of the Press Association to the Independent Commission on FOI this week, the Guardian media columnist said ... Read full story
A senior reporter has won an annual award for exceptional performance in the National Qualification for Journalism (NQJ), making it her third NCTJ ... Read full story
Ireland's Attorney General has asked the Law Reform Commission to examine the issue of whether defamation claims should be allowed over reports of ... Read full story
A pilot scheme begins today which will see the public and media gain access to Court of Protection hearings across England and Wales for the first ... Read full story
Gavin Foster, Managing Editor of JP's three North East daily titles, has been named the new chair of the North East region of the Society of ... Read full story
A convicted murderer sent to a psychiatric hospital has won his Supreme Court battle to keep his identity secret.
The double killer, in his 40s, who ... Read full story
Former attorney general Dominic Grieve has defended his attempt to block the publication of the Prince of Wales's correspondence with ministers and ... Read full story
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