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Celebrities call for journalists to stop infringing on their right to privacy

Celebrities often complain about their lack of privacy and about the intrusive nature of the paparazzi that follow them. Read the full story

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Destruction of Snowden evidence ‘sinister’ says Amnesty

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Amnesty International has labelled the government’s decision to force the Guardian to destroy hard drives containing information obtained from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden a “sinister turn of events”. Read the full story

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Guardian editor warns of threat to journalism

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Alan Rusbridger, the Guardian editor, has warned of the “danger” that all reporters face in the wake of the detaining of David Miranda at Heathrow Airport. Read the full story

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Coogan bemoans ‘pitiful’ celebrity apologies

Steve Coogan has bemoaned “pitiful” celebrities who apologise for behaviour that does not live up to the “slightly antiquated morality” of tabloid newspapers. Read the full story

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Scottish Sun guilty over Hoy family funeral pictures

The Press Complaints Commission has upheld a complaint against the Scottish Sun after the paper printed pictures of Sir Chris Hoy’s family at a funeral. Read the full story

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Fomer policeman jailed for selling information to the Sun

An ex-Surrey police constable has been jailed for selling information to the Sun. Read the full story

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Peers drop part of Leveson amendment

The House of Lords has dropped part of its amendment to the Defamation Bill which defeated the Government in a bid to introduce Leveson-style regulation on the press. Read the full story

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Prince Harry hates British press

Prince Harry has expressed his “anger” with the media and accused the press of printing “rubbish”. 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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