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PM has no intention of tackling Page 3

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David Cameron may have spent the weekend squaring up to the dangers of online pornography, but has ruled out any intentions to ban the Sun‘s infamous Page 3. Read the full story

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Murdoch in trouble for ‘secret tape’ recording

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MPs wish to question Rupert Murdoch after a secret tape recording emerged of him expressing regret over cooperating with police investigating his British newspapers. 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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Rupert Murdoch’s News International renamed News UK

News International has been renamed News UK ahead of its parent corporation’s demerger into two separate companies. Read the full story

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New Sun editor’s message of support to charged staff

David Dinsmore has pledged support to staff facing the “emotional toll” of police investigations after his surprise promotion to the editor’s chair at the Sun. Read the full story

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Star suckers

Michael Douglas, the film actor, is currently all over Google and other online publishing sites, not unlike a rash, if you’ll excuse the analogy. He’s not there because of Thespian activities but because of a rather startling claim he made regarding the source of his throat cancer which is (may Zeus be praised) in remission. Read the full story

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Sun sued for misuse of private information

A model is suing the Sun and Scotland Yard for misuse of private information in the first civil claim linked to alleged corrupt payments to police officers and public officials. Read the full story

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Sun’s Whitehall editor to be charged

The Sun‘s Whitehall editor is to be charged along with two other people in relation to payment for information including details of the government’s 2010 deficit reduction plans. 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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