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Life and death sees Mail Online post record July figures

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July saw the Mail Online record its best ever traffic statistics courtesy of the birth of the royal baby and the death of a Glee actor. Read the full story

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Royal Baby helps Mail Online to new record

Mail Online underlined its dominance of UK newspaper sites as interest in the birth of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s baby boy pushed traffic to a record daily audience of 10.57m unique users. Read the full story

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Mail Online set for major editorial expansion

Mail Online is set to boost staffing levels as it plans to expand its operations, including in the UK, which could see it open offices in new territories. Read the full story

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Lynch mob journalism

A while back the News of the World (RIP) launched a campaign to ‘name and shame’ those child abusers and molesters who come under the collective noun paedophile. Almost inevitably, once the campaign kicked off, a paediatrician was mistaken for the latter by an illiterate person or persons unknown and thus was abused as a consequence. Read the full story

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Mail aims to match Yahoo! by doubling audience

Daily Mail and General Trust proprietor Lord Rothermere has said that Mail Online is aiming to double its audience “to try and compete with the likes of Yahoo News on a global space”. Read the full story

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Daily Mail considers charging for online content

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It may be the most visited news website in the UK, but the Daily Mail’s chief Viscount Rothermere has admitted that charging readers is on the agenda. Read the full story

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Daily Mail’s print and online empire dominates the UK

The Daily Mail and its online counterpart, MailOnline, have the largest combined readership according to the National Readership Survey. 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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“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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