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PM has no intention of tackling Page 3

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David Cameron may have spent the weekend squaring up to the dangers of online pornography, but has ruled out any intentions to ban the Sun‘s infamous Page 3. Read the full story

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Pink Floyd back down and release catalogue on Spotify

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Your dad’s favourite band, Pink Floyd, can now be found on streaming service Spotify after ‘Wish You Were Here’ accumulated more than one million plays in four days. Read the full story

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China clamps down on influential social media users

The Chinese government has reportedly launched a fresh attack on voices of dissent taking advantage of social media platforms. Read the full story

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Racism, homophobia and anti-semitism kills off over-50s social network

A social network created with over-50s in mind has been forced to close because of “racist, homophobic and anti-semitic comments”. Read the full story

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Facebook steals MySpace’s relaunch thunder

There was a time when mass changes to MySpace would have its audience up in arms. Read the full story

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November ABCes: Mail Online continues leading the browser battle

The Mail Online has broken the 7 million daily unique browsers barrier, making its audience almost double the size of its nearest rival, Guardian.co.uk. Read the full story

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August ABCes: Post-Olympic comedown

Monthly browsing figures have taken a hit across the board in the August ABCe figures, with even Mail Online seeing a dip in post-Olympic browsers. Read the full story

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Zynga announces first wave of job cuts

Zynga, the company responsible for some of the most-played games on Facebook, is cutting staff and reducing investment in new products. 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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