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UK demoted in press freedom index

The UK has dropped three places in the press freedom index, to 33rd. Read the full story

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Kickstarter launches in the UK

The crowdsourcing platform Kickstarter has officially launched in the UK, giving budding entrepreneurs a unique method of sourcing financial backing. Read the full story

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Papers open the cracks

So much is being written about the economic/financial/banking/political Euro mess that it is hard to know where to turn for objective facts. For sure, apart from the FT, it’s not the dailies. Right now it is hard to see what, other than fomenting panic and political unrest, they are doing. 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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