People Moving 14/08/13 – Press & Media

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

Former Press Complaints Commission director Stephen Abell has been appointed managing editor of the Sun. (Source: Press Gazette)

Former Mail on Sunday sports editor Malcolm Vallerius has joined Telegraph Media Group as associate sports editor. (Source: Press Gazette)

Aberdeen Press and Journal editor Damian Bates will now also oversee the Evening Express, Citizen and ScotAds in the new role of editor-in-chief for DC Thomson’s four Aberdeen titles.(Source: Press Gazette)

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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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