Piers Morgan forced to sweat on US visa

Piers Morgan’s escape to LA to replace US chat show host Larry King has reportedly been put on hold, due to problems with his visa application.

CNN executives have been forced to ask King to delay his retirement from the show, because Morgan’s application for a working visa has taken longer than expected.

CNN will have to find a new host if his application is unsuccessful.

This article appears in issue 249 of Media Digest.

(Source: New York Post)




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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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