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Alexander Lebedev gets 150 hours of community service

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The Russian owner of the Independent and Evening Standard has been found guilty of battery after he punched another businessman on television. Read the full story

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NUJ to reject Indy’s 1% pay rise offer

NUJ members at the Independent are expected to reject a one per cent pay rise offer made by the newspaper’s owner, Alexander Lebedev, according to MediaGuardian. Read the full story

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Video: Indy owner in TV punch-up

Independent and London Evening Standard owner Alexander Lebedev said he had “neutralised” a threat to his own safety after punching a fellow billionaire during a live TV debate in Russia. Read the full story

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Lebedev’s Evening Standard halves losses

The London Evening Standard‘s parent company is expected to announce that losses almost halved to £16.9m in 2010. Read the full story

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Owner of the Independent says it’s ‘boring’

Alexander Lebedev, the owner of the Independent, has suggested that compared to the Daily Mail, his paper is “boring”. Read the full story

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i set to report 30 per cent growth

The 20p i daily launched last year as a slimmed down version of the Independent is expected to report 30 per cent month-on-month growth, according to MediaGuardian. Read the full story

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Independent to bundle ad deals with i

The Independent is to begin bundling advertising deals with its sister-title i, promising a combined circulation of up to 340,000, in an effort to double advertising revenue across the two papers. Read the full story

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What they think: i, Indy’s little brother

Media commentators have had a chance to judge for themselves what i has to offer the newspaper world. Here’s a quick rundown of what some are saying about the Independent‘s newest publication. 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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