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Postal workers prepared to strike over Sun controversy

Postal workers near Liverpool are threatening to strike if they are made to deliver free promotional copies of the Sun tomorrow. Read the full story

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Police: No Hillsborough apology for MacKenzie

South Yorkshire Police has refused to give Kelvin MacKenzie the “apology and recompense” he demanded on Wednesday, telling him to accept responsibility for his coverage of the Hillsborough disaster. Read the full story

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Kelvin MacKenzie wants Hillsborough police apology

Did you really think you’d heard the last of Kelvin MacKenzie? The former Sun editor – whose reputation looks to have been irreparably damaged following the recent report into the Hillsborough disaster – has instructed lawyers to write to South Yorkshire police seeking an apology for being misled by its officers in 1989. Read the full story

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Video: MacKenzie in C4 doorstepping confrontation

In an old-fashioned act of doorstepping, Channel 4 News reporter Alex Thomson visits the home of Kelvin MacKenzie to question the former Sun editor over his scandalous reportage of the Hillsborough disaster. (See the footage below.) 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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