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Alexander Lebedev gets 150 hours of community service


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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Lebedev and Kelner launch journalism fund

Simon Kelner, the former editor of the Independent, is launching a new not-fot-profit foundation for journalism that aims to promote, develop and sustain free and independent journalism. 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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