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Take a proper gander

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It’s the sort of deadpan headline you’d expect to see on the Daily Mash, but yesterday the Independent published the story, “British public wrong about nearly everything”. Read the full story

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Independent axe falls on 27 ahead of relaunch

The Independent is making 27 compulsory redundancies, prioritising the departure of regular casuals among its 190 staff. Read the full story

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Alexander Lebedev gets 150 hours of community service

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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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Amol Rajan appointed Independent editor

New Independent editor Amol Rajan has made Fleet Street history by becoming the first non-white person to run a UK national newspaper. Read the full story

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Should the government regulate the UK press?

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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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Leveson: Three papers accept need for legislation

Three national newspaper editors have published an  joint open letter stating that their newspapers are now supporting a new system of press regulation underpinned by statute. Read the full story

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i growth a ‘minor miracle’ amid general decline

The 20p i newspaper’s 32 per cent lift in readership is a “minor miracle”, according to its executive editor, Stefano Hatfield. Read the full story

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October ABCs: i is fastest growing paper in UK

The i is the fastest growing newspaper in the UK according to October’s ABC figures. The news isn’t so good for its sister title, the Independent, which posted a small drop on month-to-month figures but the highest year-on-year change in circulation. 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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