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Rupert Murdoch’s News International renamed News UK

News International has been renamed News UK ahead of its parent corporation’s demerger into two separate companies. Read the full story

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Rebekah Brooks pleads not guilty to phone hack charges

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Rebekah Brooks, former chief executive of News International, has pleaded not guilty to charges related to phone hacking. Read the full story

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Sun paywall to cost £2 per week from August

The Sun is introducing a £2 per week subscription package that includes access to Premier League highlights, starting from 1 August. 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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Virgin Media appoint Tom Mockridge as chief executive

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Former News International chief executive, Tom Mockridge will replace Neil Berket as chief executive of Virgin Media. Read the full story

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News International must pay Andy Coulson’s legal fees

The court of appeal has ruled that News International must pay the legal fees incurred by former News of the World editor Andy Coulson following investigations into phone hacking and payments to public officials. Read the full story

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Brooks and Coulson facing new criminal charges

The Crown Prosecution Service has announced that Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson are facing charges for alleged illegal payments to public officials. Read the full story

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Sun on Sunday sales slip below 2m

The Sun on Sunday, the News International paper launched in the wake of the News of the World, had its lowest sales ever over the weekend. 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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