Then one simply drops it.
PA/ Steve Parsons
It turned out to be a fairly minor announcement, but the palace knows how to work the news cycle.
But why stop at England? A 'devo-max' broadcasting hub would be more visionary.
In the rush to compete, news organisations can still make basic errors. They need to remember the lessons of the past.
Years of experience. Just in the wrong field.
PA/ Yui Mok
The former chancellor has no experience of journalism, but that hasn't prevented him from taking over London's most important newspaper.
The former Chancellor is by no means the first to walk the line between media and political elite.
The culture secretary must make a call on the deal based on the public interest.
Media plurality is vital in a democracy. Full ownership of Sky would give the Murdoch family too much power.
Fifty years of poking fun and holding power to account.
As newspaper circulation continues to founder, sales of satire and weekly news magazines have never looked healthier.
Joan Llado AP/Press Association Images
The antics of 'Brits abroad' continues to fill copy in tabloid newspapers but it's more about titillation than genuine moral outrage.
Recent changes to the defamation laws make it more difficult for a non-resident to sue for libel in the UK.
Anjem Choudary: a man the press love to hate.
Anthony Devlin / PA Archive/Press Association Images
The press is giving audiences the wrong idea about Britain's Muslims when it courts with extremists.
Community journalists are putting local news back on the agenda.
Volunteers are picking up where local media has abandoned UK towns.
EU referendum campaign has been suspended while a shocked nation mourns Jo Cox.
Yui Mok / PA Wire/Press Association Images
The EU referendum debate has become increasingly shrill and unpleasant. Britain will need to find a way to heal the divide.
Same news, different medium?
Social networking, smartphones, ad blockers, oh my. A global survey of 50,000 news consumers assessed the ways we get our news in 2016.
Time to change the channel?
Broadcasters who use the UK as a base for European channels could face upheaval.
Boris Johnson is the most quoted personality in the referendum debate.
Stefan Rousseau / PA Wire/Press Association Images
Media coverage of the debate has so far been dominated by Conservative men
A conservative estimate.
Voters see claim and counter claim about the economic effects of leaving the EU but the overwhelming consensus among economists is that Brexit will make Britons worse off.
BBC has come under intense fire from political and commercial enemies.
Anthony Devlin / PA Wire/Press Association Images
The government's White Paper is expected to reduce the scope and funding for the UK public broadcaster.
You wouldn't know elections are happening all over the country, looking at the national press.
My first few days at The Independent in 2004 didn’t go so well. I quit after two weeks. Fortunately I changed my mind, stuck around, and over the subsequent five years worked there in a variety of editorial…