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Proposals to allow TV cameras into court are still under discussion by the Government, according to a spokeswoman from the Department for Constitutional Affairs. Constitutional Secretary Lord Falconer is still working on proposals on televising criminal trials, even though he

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Death of former Wilts, Bath and Derbys journalist

Peter Tisdall, a former deputy editor of the Wiltshire Times, has died at his home in Trowbridge, aged 73. He had been ill for some time. Peter joined the paper in his late teens, and after completing a stint in

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Media ethics group MediaWise is to co-sponsor a fringe meeting at the National Union of Journalists’ annual delegate meeting in April, Regulating Journalists, to debate the provocative paper produced by Chris Wheal, who chairs the union’s professional training committee. The

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The Press Association has strengthened its news and entertainment coverage in America with two new appointments. Victoria Ward is the new New York correspondent, while current news correspondent Mark Sage will remain in America to become PA Entertainment’s New York

Jungle adventure beckons for journalist Giles

Following the success of TV’s I’m a Celebrity, Wiltshire Times reporter David Giles is preparing for his own ‘jungle’ adventure – in Devon. The journalist has volunteered to take part in a fundraising survival challenge called I’m not a Celebrity