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Women remain under-represented in UK journalism

Women reporters are less likely to achieve senior positions compared to their male counterparts, according to a study on the state of gender equality in journalism. Read the full story

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New owners, old necessities

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Great newspapers need time to evolve. Many decades passed before papers including the Times, the Guardian and the Mail became trusted organs, charged by their readers to keep an eye on those in power. Read the full story

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Sun hiring for Sunday edition

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The Sun is hiring 16 new journalists to work for the Sunday edition. Read the full story

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The cream finally rises

untitledThere are visible and happy signs that online publishing is evolving – in a good way. Read the full story

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Grammar, style and pedantry

As in the difference between ‘less’ and ‘few’ so the difference between ‘shall’ and ‘will’ is a mark of distinction. Some people will judge you (or should that be shall?) if you get these simple rules wrong. 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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Former police sergeant jailed for selling information to tabloids

Former Sussex police sergeant James Bowes has been jailed for 10 months for selling information to The Sun and attempting to sell a story to disbanded tabloid the News of the World. Read the full story

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BBC should have campaigned against Leveson, says ex-Radio 4 journalist

Robin Aitken, a former current affairs journalist at the BBC, has said the corporation failed “to mount a robust campaign against Leveson” and has “done a great disservice to this country”. 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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