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Reduced fine for the People’s ‘child rapist’ libel

Trinity Mirror will now only pay £50,000 instead of £75,000 to a man the People falsely accused of being a “child rapist” after the court of appeal noted that the paper had maintained his anonymity. Read the full story

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Daily Mirror publisher sued for alleged phone hacking

Four celebrities are suing the publisher of the Daily Mirror for alleged phone hacking, it has emerged. Read the full story

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People pays Charlotte Church libel damages

The People has been told to pay Charlotte Church libel damages and apologise after it published a story falsely claiming the singer had proposed to her boyfriend when drunk in a pub last year. Read the full story

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People pays £75,000 in libel damages to Baby P’s father

The People has been ordered to pay £75,000 in damages to the natural father of Baby P after falsely reporting that he was a convicted sex offender. Read the full story

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Sun on Sunday takes bite out of Mirror and People

The Sun on Sunday has landed immediate blows on a pair of its new rivals, according to industry estimates. Read the full story

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Desmond labels PCC an ‘Old Boys’ Club’

Northern & Shell tycoon Richard Desmond says he is willing to work with the Press Complaints Commission again when it clears out its “Old Boys’ Club” of editors and replaces them with independent experts. Read the full story

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July ABCs: Star Sunday cleans up after NoW closure

Speculation over which newspapers former News of the World readers would switch to in the wake of its sudden closure can finally be put aside after the ABC figures for July were released. Read the full story

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May ABCs: National Sundays

The Mail on Sunday was the only national to post a year-on-year improvement, as ABC figures suffered against last year’s election period.

The News of the World managed to lift month-on-month sales by 1.95 per cent, despite the post-Royal Wedding trend of falling circulations. (Source: MediaGuardian) 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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