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Leveson has affected TV reporting too, says Thomson

Channel 4 News chief correspondent Alex Thomson says broadcast journalism has been affected by the Leveson inquiry as well as newspapers. Read the full story

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Video: MacKenzie in C4 doorstepping confrontation

In an old-fashioned act of doorstepping, Channel 4 News reporter Alex Thomson visits the home of Kelvin MacKenzie to question the former Sun editor over his scandalous reportage of the Hillsborough disaster. (See the footage below.) 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.


(Source: POLIS)

 

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