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Guardian rejects press’s new self-regulation model

Guardian Media Group has decided not to sign up to the model of press regulation proposed by the rest of the industry, saying it would be “futile” while it is opposed by Parliament and victims of past media excesses. Read the full story

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NUJ comes to defence of council-run newspapers

The National Union of Journalists has come to the defence of council-run newspapers after the government proposed legislation that would limit their publication to four times a year. 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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Newspaper Society hits out at Clegg over ‘animals’ jibe

Newspaper Society president Adrian Jeakings has written a letter of complaint to Nick Clegg after the deputy prime minister called the press “desperate animals”. 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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