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Indy goes seven-day as Sunday editor departs

The Independent and the Independent on Sunday are to merge into one seven-day newspaper. Read the full story

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Tough times force Independent into price increase

The continuing pressures of rising production costs have been blamed for the Independent‘s decision to raise its cover price by 20p, to £1.20. Read the full story

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Indy apologises for website relaunch blunders

The Independent has issued an apology after the blunder-ridden relaunch of the paper’s website. Read the full story

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Independent reveals ‘dynamic’ redesign

The Independent has unveiled its latest redesign, described by its editor Chris Blackhurst as “modern, confident, and dynamic”. Read the full story

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Video: Indy owner in TV punch-up

Independent and London Evening Standard owner Alexander Lebedev said he had “neutralised” a threat to his own safety after punching a fellow billionaire during a live TV debate in Russia. Read the full story

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Anarchy in the UK? What the papers are saying

So who or what is to blame for the acts of looting, violence and arson seemingly sweeping through Britain’s major cities? It’s an argument being played out vehemently in the press today. Read the full story

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May ABCs: National dailies

May’s ABCs had an after the Lord Mayor’s Show feeling to them following a bumper April that saw newspapers cash-in on the Royal Wedding.

In light of the 2010 election, The Times, Guardian and Daily Star were the biggest sufferers year-on-year; the Sun managed the biggest monthly gain with a 2.29 per cent rise. (Source: MediaGuardian) Read the full story

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i sales plummet

Sales of the Independent’s i newspaper have fallen to around 70,000 since its launch in October, according to industry sources. 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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