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BBC claims 21.1m viewers for spending review

The BBC has claimed an audience of 21.1m viewers watched its TV coverage of the spending review on Wednesday. Continue Reading

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Independent’s i impresses media buyers

The new compact daily newspaper has a “good business rationale” but reservations remain over 20p cover price. Continue Reading

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Argus staff attack relocation

National Union of Journalists members at the Brighton Argus have voted to ballot on industrial action, following plans by parent company Newsquest to move its news sub-editing operation to Southampton. Continue Reading

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BBC to fund Local TV and provide £25m start-up fee

The BBC has agreed to fund a £25m capital investment to get proposed local TV and online services off the ground as part of its settlements from the comprehensive spending review. Continue Reading

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The Apprentice beats Champions League coverage

The British public are clearly still not bored of viewing Lord Sugar on The Apprentice as it received almost 6.6 million viewers last night. Continue Reading

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Call to limit Beeb to three stories per city online

The chief executive of Johnston Press has called for the BBC to be limited to “three online news stories per day per city”. Continue Reading

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Indy launches new 20p paper

The Independent is launching a new quality daily newspaper for the first time in 25 years, in a bid to target “lapsed readers of quality newspapers”. Continue Reading

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Guardian digital revenue ‘up 50 per cent’

Guardian News & Media has recorded a 50 per cent rise in digital advertising revenue from the first six months of the financial year. 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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