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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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Guardian rejects press’s new self-regulation model

Guardian Media Group has decided not to sign up to the model of press regulation proposed by the rest of the industry, saying it would be “futile” while it is opposed by Parliament and victims of past media excesses. Read the full story

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All’s blithe in Blighty

untitledWhat a glorious, frabjous couple of days. Quite took one’s mind off the heat. I was there, the day that the Cambridge Royal baby was born. By there I don’t mean ‘there’. That would have been intrusive. I mean anxiously awaiting The News along with the rest of Her Majesty’s Press. Read the full story

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ABCe: Mail Online approaches 130 million users

Mail Online broke its own records in May as an average of more than eight million daily browsers took its monthly total to nearly 130 million users. Read the full story

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Should the government regulate the UK press?

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Words: Seb Murray

The regulation of the British press is a topic of opinion. From the phone-hacking scandal, to David Cameron delaying the implementation of a government-made royal charter on reform, how newspapers in the UK operate has been the center of the media more often than not in the past two years. 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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