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People Moving 04/08/13 – PR & Marketing

All the big movements in the press relations and marketing industries in the past week. Continue Reading

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Women remain under-represented in UK journalism

Women reporters are less likely to achieve senior positions compared to their male counterparts, according to a study on the state of gender equality in journalism. Continue Reading

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Microsoft snaps up Nokia’s mobile business

Nokia has offloaded its mobile phone business to Microsoft in a £4.41bn deal, a move which could see the latter raise the stakes in the smartphone market after years of lagging behind Apple and Samsung. Continue Reading

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People Moving 21/08/13 – Press & Media

All the big movements in the press and media industries in the past week. Continue Reading

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NUJ report suggests BBC not doing enough to beat the bullies

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The BBC has failed to resolve 140 allegations of managerial bullying, according to the National Union of Journalists. Continue Reading

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Destruction of Snowden evidence ‘sinister’ says Amnesty

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Amnesty International has labelled the government’s decision to force the Guardian to destroy hard drives containing information obtained from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden a “sinister turn of events”. Continue Reading

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Guardian editor warns of threat to journalism

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Alan Rusbridger, the Guardian editor, has warned of the “danger” that all reporters face in the wake of the detaining of David Miranda at Heathrow Airport. Continue Reading

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Fringe Festival 2013: What to look out for

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Throughout August, Edinburgh becomes a hive of comedy, theatre, music and imagination, as the Fringe festival takes its grip on the capital city and produces some of the stars of the future. Media Digest’s Eleanor Hall has been soaking up the culture and filed a report of her top tips for 2013. Continue Reading

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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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