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Boris Johnson’s dad accuses BBC of ‘disgusting’ journalism

The father of the Mayor of London has accused the BBC of sinking “as low as it could” in an interview between his son and Eddie Mair. Read the full story

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MP lambasted for labelling journalists ‘parasitical’

A Labour MP has been reprimanded after questioning why “parasitical” journalists are allowed into the halls of Parliament. Read the full story

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UK’s three main political leaders thrashing out Leveson proposals

David Cameron, Nick Clegg and Ed Miliband will meet behind closed doors in an attempt to establish the future of press regulation. Read the full story

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Media undermining public’s trust in politics, claims MP

Politicians are getting an unfair deal from the media, according to a former press secretary to David Cameron. Read the full story

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Maria Miller named new culture secretary

David Cameron has made a surprise appointment in his cabinet reshuffle by handing the role of culture secretary to junior minister Maria Miller. Read the full story

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BBC Trust raps corporation’s knuckles after breaking politician fee rules

The BBC breached editorial guidelines by paying Labour shadow minister Diane Abbott for her appearances on its politics show, This Week. Read the full story

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A life dedicated to free speech, liberty and logic

On Wednesday, 4th of July, in London, a Polish-born and naturalised British journalist died. He was 92 years old and had written a weekly column in the Polish press in London, primarily the Polish Daily, for over 50 years. He wrote his final column four days before his death. Read the full story

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‘Robo-Ed’: The reporter speaks

The reporter who interviewed Ed Miliband and was given the same answer repeatedly has written about how the experience left him feeling in “danger of losing it”. 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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