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Guardian refusing to give up on Tomlinson truth

The Guardian is continuing to hold the Metropolitan Police to account over its actions surrounding the death (and subsequent misleading of the media) of Ian Tomlinson, a newspaper vendor who died after being pushed in the back by a police officer during the G20 protests. Read the full story

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G20 photographer wins damages

A photographer has been awarded £30,000 compensation after he was struck in the face by a police officer’s riot shield during the G20 protests last year. 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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