People Moving 31/07/13 – Press & Media

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

Music critic Anna Picard and art critic Tom Sutcliffe have been made redundant by the Independent on Sunday. (Source: Press Gazette)

Graeme Patfield has left The News in Portsmouth after 10 years there to join PR consultancy Polymedia as a senior consultant specialising in regional, national and broadcast campaigns. (Source: HTFP)

Future has promoted a T3‘s website editor Kieran Alger to editor-in-chief of the title. (Source: Press Gazette)




“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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