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ITV ad revenue up 20 per cent in August

ITV ad revenues are expected to be up by 12 per cent and 20 per cent in July and August respectively. 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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Premier League rights remain with TalkSport, Radio 5 Live & Absolute


TalkSport, Radio 5 Live and Absolute Radio have put pen to paper on a new deal that sees them keep Premier League football commentary rights for the next three years. Read the full story

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BT buys ESPN’s UK and Ireland channels

BT has bought ESPN’s UK and Ireland TV channels for a figure said to be in the “low tens of millions”. Read the full story

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Broadcasters relieved after Premier League rights verdict

UK broadcasters are likely to ramp up elements of copyrighted material on their coverage of English football after the European Union’s highest court ruled that it is not illegal for individuals to buy set-top box decoder cards from foreign broadcasters. Read the full story

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Media and football bodies sign reporting deal

Newspapers and news agencies have been permitted to use the likes of Twitter in football matchday reporting, after media agencies and football bodies signed a multi-year deal that brings an end to the stalemate that threatened to scupper the brevity of matchday reporting. 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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