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Bullying endemic in creative industries

Bullying is an everyday part of working in the media, arts and entertainment industries, according to a survey. Read the full story

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BBC’s Gabby Logan was told off for wearing high heels

Gabby Logan has told Radio Times that a male boss at the BBC once told her off for wearing high heels and asked her to dress as if she was “doing the dishes”. Read the full story

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Sun drops its (News in) Briefs

New Sun editor David Dinsmore has overseen his first major change at the redtop – dropping the News in Briefs section that accompanies its Page 3 models. Read the full story

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Cathy Newman describes ‘glaring sexism’ at newspapers

Channel 4 News presenter Cathy Newman has said that she experienced “glaring instances of sexism” during her time working for newspapers. Read the full story

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Women journalists in short supply on UK’s front pages

A study by Women in Journalism is claiming that female voices pale in comparison to their male counterparts on the front pages of Britain’s newspapers. Read the full story

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Miriam O’Reilly claims BBC remained hostile after ageism case

Miriam O’Reilly, the former Countryfile presenter who won her age discrimination case against the BBC last year, has hit out at the way the BBC has treated her since her victory. Read the full story

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Boobs are not news: Ban Page 3 petition gathers steam

A petition urging Sun editor Dominic Mohan to get rid of Page 3 appears to be gathering momentum. Read the full story

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Sun editor defends ‘innocuous’ Page 3

The editor of the Sun has defended Page 3 as an “innocuous British institution” after women’s groups stepped up their campaign to end the objectification of women in the press. 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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