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Police may stop naming the arrested

The Association of Chief Police Officers says police may stop confirming the names of individuals who have been arrested, to end the “bizarre parlour games” between journalists and press officers. Read the full story

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Police reminded they can’t stop photographers

A chief police officer has reminded forces across the country that they have no right to stop people taking pictures in public. Read the full story

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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.

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