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Indy goes seven-day as Sunday editor departs

The Independent and the Independent on Sunday are to merge into one seven-day newspaper. Read the full story

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Tough times force Independent into price increase

The continuing pressures of rising production costs have been blamed for the Independent‘s decision to raise its cover price by 20p, to £1.20. Read the full story

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Leveson is ‘deeply flawed’ says Indy editor

The editor of the Independent believes the Leveson inquiry is “deeply flawed” and is likely to stifle responsible journalism. Read the full story

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Johann Hari to return to Independent as columnist

Details have emerged of Johann Hari’s imminent return to the Independent, following his suspension from the paper after accusations of plagiarism and the amendment of Wikipedia articles. Read the full story

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New Indy editor to decide Johann Hari’s fate

The recently installed Independent editor Chris Blackhurst will have the final say on Johann Hari’s fate now that the paper’s investigation into accusations of plagiarism has been completed. 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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