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Monbiot in ‘unprecedented’ Lord McAlpine settlement

Guardian columnist George Monbiot will carry out three years of charity work after agreeing to an “unprecedented” libel settlement with Lord McAlpine. Read the full story

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BBC and ITV express ‘genuine remorse’ after McAlpine claims

Both the BBC and ITV have told Lord McAlpine of their “genuine remorse” after falsely linking him to allegations of child sex abuse. Read the full story

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Sally Bercow to challenge Lord McAlpine in high court

Sally Bercow will challenge Lord McAlpine’s demand for £50,000 in libel damages and an apology, which he is seeking after she allegedly implied he was involved in allegations of child abuse. Read the full story

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Quote of the Week – 21/11/12

“The person talked about on Twitter as the subject of that Newsnight report, actually, was the person that was the subject of that Newsnight report.” Read the full story

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Lord McAlpine’s solicitor: ‘apologise or be sued’

ITV’s This Morning is part of “a very long list”, including Twitter users, facing legal action from Lord McAlpine over false accusations in relation to child abuse. 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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