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Paper economies

Print enthusiasts still have plenty to look out for, says John Blauth.

Possibly confusing messages

Warren Buffet may have confidence in local papers but he isn't leaving things to chance, writes John Blauth.

Decline and recovery

John Blauth compares developments at Facebook to the growing presence of hyper-local news.

Indy losses reduced by a third

The collective operating costs of the Independent, IoS and i newspapers fell by a third, to £12.3m, in the 12 months to September 2013.

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Postal workers prepared to strike over Sun controversy

Royal Mail staff near Liverpool refuse to deliver Sun’s special World Cup edition.

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Local World photographers face zero-hour contracts

Staff photographers asked to become freelance without any redundancy pay, according to NUJ.

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Melvyn Bragg: stop mocking working class

Novelist and veteran arts presenter Lord Bragg laments common portrayal of working class stereotypes.

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DWP comms chief attacks Guardian ‘inaccuracy’

DWP Director of Communications Richard Caseby says newspaper’s coverage of welfare reform has “demonised” public servants.

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UK demoted in press freedom index

Government’s “harassment” of the Guardian pushes UK down to 33rd in list compiled by watchdog Reporters Without Borders.

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Benefits Street maker denies demonising unemployed

Richard McKerrow of Love Productions says the show “shines a light on poverty”.

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BT ready for more ‘eye-watering’ TV rights bids

Chief exec says channel is in a position to invest more after surprise £900m Champions League rights win.

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“Before we all sink into a slough of digital dystopian despair, it might be worth considering this: is this a sign of the strength, not weakness, of revelatory journalism in the digital age?”

Charlie Beckett, director of POLIS at the London School of Economics, reacts to news that the UK government forced the Guardian into destroying hard drives that contained information leaked by Edward Snowden.

(Source: POLIS)


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