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UK demoted in press freedom index

The UK has dropped three places in the press freedom index, to 33rd. Read the full story

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MI5 claims Guardian damaged fight against terrorism

The head of the MI5 has claimed that the Guardian‘s Edward Snowden leaks will help terrorists to evade capture and “strike at will”. Read the full story

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Guardian’s Snowden story ‘undermined child sex ring investigation’

Downing Street accused Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger of jeopardising investigations into child-sex rings and drugs gangs in an last-ditch bid to stop the paper publishing security revelations from whistleblower Edward Snowden. Read the full story

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Quote of the Week – 21/08/13

“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?” Read the full story

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Destruction of Snowden evidence ‘sinister’ says Amnesty

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Amnesty International has labelled the government’s decision to force the Guardian to destroy hard drives containing information obtained from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden a “sinister turn of events”. Read the full story

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Guardian editor warns of threat to journalism

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Alan Rusbridger, the Guardian editor, has warned of the “danger” that all reporters face in the wake of the detaining of David Miranda at Heathrow Airport. 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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