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Murdoch in trouble for ‘secret tape’ recording

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MPs wish to question Rupert Murdoch after a secret tape recording emerged of him expressing regret over cooperating with police investigating his British newspapers. Read the full story

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Leveson agrees to grilling from MPs over inquiry

MPs are to grill Lord Justice Leveson about his inquiry into press ethics on 24 July. Read the full story

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PCC figures suggest press is slowly learning to behave

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Figures from the Press Complaints Commission suggest the British press has slightly curbed its bad behaviour, with 56 fewer complaints deemed to have merit – despite the number of complaints increasing. Read the full story

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Leveson has affected TV reporting too, says Thomson

Channel 4 News chief correspondent Alex Thomson says broadcast journalism has been affected by the Leveson inquiry as well as newspapers. Read the full story

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Getting close to corruption

Ages ago I wrote a wee piece about price fixing in the daily oil market and how a publisher called Platts (part of McGraw Hill) had been accused of market manipulation. The independent trade media, I said then, is a stronger and better referee of dodgy dealing than people might imagine. Read the full story

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Police ‘gagged’ Leveson over alleged leaks to NoW

Scotland Yard used “public interest immunity” to prevent the Leveson inquiry access to alleged claims that a “very senior former police officer” had leaked information to the News of the World for money, according to the London Evening Standard. Read the full story

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Should the government regulate the UK press?

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Words: Seb Murray

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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Regional papers urge rethink on regulation

Regional newspapers are backing the latest press regulation proposals made by the majority of the national titles. 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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