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Ex-judge to investigate Stuart Hall abuse in BBC review

A retired high court judge has been appointed to investigate Stuart Hall’s conduct during his five-decade career at the BBC. Read the full story

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Roger Mosey appointed BBC editorial director

The BBC announced on Tuesday that the architect of their London Olympics coverage, Roger Mosey, was appointed as editorial director.  Read the full story

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Police may stop naming the arrested

The Association of Chief Police Officers says police may stop confirming the names of individuals who have been arrested, to end the “bizarre parlour games” between journalists and press officers. Read the full story

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Savile: BBC management censured, Newsnight editor axed

Newsnight editor Peter Rippon is to be replaced after a scathing 185-page report into the BBC’s handling of the Jimmy Savile affair. Read the full story

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Inexplicable; probably a culture thing

A female journalist in Kyrgyzstan has been abducted, stripped to her underwear and threatened with a handgun in a ‘practical joke’ carried out by a pair of newspaper reporters for a weekly column in the paper for which they worked. Read the full story

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Newsnight to oust ‘senior political figure’ as peodophile

Newsnight is planning to oust a ‘senior political figure’ as a peadophile on tonight’s programme, according to a tweet by the editor of London-based Bureau of Investigation Journalism, Iain Overton. Read the full story

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Freddie Starr accused of attacking journalists

Freddie Starr attacked journalists and photographers outside his Warwickshire mansion, according to the Daily Star. Read the full story

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Panorama to investigate Savile for BBC

The BBC’s Panorama is planning a “quick turnaround” into the Jimmy Savile sex abuse allegations, according to the Guardian. 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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