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Nevermind The Numbers: Mail Online And New York Times Are Chalk And Cheese

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Mail Online may have overtaken The New York Times’ website for global audience, according to comScore (NSDQ: SCOR) - but, in reality, the two are still an ocean apart. The macho, competitive ethos of London’s old Fleet Street, on which newspaper executives celebrate beating each other’s circulation, has spilled...
Nevermind The Numbers: Mail Online And New York Times Are Chalk And Cheese

Mail on Sunday appoints Fleet Street's first female sports editor

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The Mail on Sunday has appointed the first female sports editor of a national newspaper - Alison Kervin.She is a former chief sports feature writer for The Times, was the chief sports interviewer for the Daily Telegraph and edited the London 2012 Olympic programme.Kervin has enjoyed a wonderfully varied career....
Mail on Sunday appoints Fleet Street's first female sports editor

Roger Moore apologies betray tabloids' cynical view of celebrities

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Three questions: Why does it take so long for national newspapers to admit they are wrong? Why does the Daily Mail take longer than most to say sorry? And why didn't the existence of the Leveson inquiry curb their cavalier behaviour? Answers below, but first consider the facts. On 16...
Roger Moore apologies betray tabloids' cynical view of celebrities

Leveson inquiry most tweeted-about story by UK journalists

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Biggest Twitter story in final quarter of 2011 was inquiry, beating the Eurozone crisis and Syria – and there's a new No 1 tweeterBritish journalists tweeted more about the Leveson inquiry into press standards than the Eurozone crisis or the Syrian revolution in the final quarter of 2011, according to...
Leveson inquiry most tweeted-about story by UK journalists

Leveson: special pleading and Stockholm syndrome on Fleet Street

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Everyone except the industry and 86 MPs and peers knows something must be done to curb the press's abuses of its powerListening to the familiar, self-justifying nonsense being peddled by the booze industry as the government finally squares up to imposing a minimum unit price on alcohol left me with...
Leveson: special pleading and Stockholm syndrome on Fleet Street

Louise Mensch: six defining moments

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From her prominent role in the Parliamentary phone hacking hearings, to her attack on social media and ambitious launch of a Twitter rival - here's how the Conservative MP made her mark1 Mensch v Morgan, 20 July 2011Mensch first rises to political prominence as a member of the parliamentary committee...
Louise Mensch: six defining moments

Press and politicians? Leveson's report will not change these uneasy bedfellows | Michael White

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Back door visits to No 10 by Murdoch may end, but historic mutual dependency and cheerful loathing will endureAs mocking novelists have made plain for centuries, politicians and the press have always been locked in a love/hate relationship. It is one of cheerful loathing, mitigated by drink, grudging respect and...
Press and politicians? Leveson's report will not change these uneasy bedfellows | Michael White

Sir Raymond Lygo obituary

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Admiral and senior naval staff officer, he became embroiled in the Westland affair as chief executive of British AerospaceRay Lygo was an energetic and unorthodox naval airman who joined up as a wartime rating before rising to vice-chief of the naval staff. Lygo, who has died aged 87, then became...
Sir Raymond Lygo obituary

Don't ignore Twitter's power to scoop, but it's not a full news rival

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Twitter wins the race for eyeballs with breaking stories that won't hold for long, but can't do a full report on a famine in DarfurPaul Dacre may not be troubled by calling Hugh Grant mendacious, or five Lawrence suspects murderers, but even the great bear of Fleet Street can be...
Don't ignore Twitter's power to scoop, but it's not a full news rival

How looking beyond UK may save British newspapers

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With British titles deriving up to 55% of readers from abroad, the temptation to expand internationally for growth is compellingFor most of the half century since the Guardian left Manchester, Britain's newspapers have travelled little further than a few miles out of Fleet Street, in most cases with only a...
How looking beyond UK may save British newspapers

Sarah Sands is new editor of London Evening Standard

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Evgeny Lebedev confirms appointment of Geordie Greig's replacement on Twitter after Boris Johnson backs SandsSarah Sands is the new editor of London Evening Standard, the title's proprietor Evgeny Lebedev has confirmed on Twitter.Lebedev said on Friday that he was "proud to announce Sarah Sands is new #Standard Editor. Sure she...
Sarah Sands is new editor of London Evening Standard

Internet porn? The Daily Mail isn't always wrong | Michael White

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It gets steamed up about the nanny state and peddles titillating smut, but what about the PM's plan to safeguard children?While some people may have been worrying about Chelsea's European Champions League hopes, or the prospect for elected mayors of how to pay the next gas bill, the Daily Mail...
Internet porn? The Daily Mail isn't always wrong | Michael White

A tale of two Cambridges

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The duchess photographs row erupted as a conference considered reputation, authority and the impact of the internetI spent yesterday at a conference in Cambridge on the theme of "reputation in the age of protest", sponsored by the YouGov polling organisation and addressed by speakers as diverse as British and US...
A tale of two Cambridges

As Lord Justice Leveson ponders, the world of media is in chaos

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In an exploding digital age, arguments about press regulation are simply becoming sillyThis is all getting quite silly. On the one hand, stumbling into yet another Newsnight crisis, BBC bosses aren't trusted by 76% of the British public (see one of those polls the BBC normally loves so much). On...
As Lord Justice Leveson ponders, the world of media is in chaos

The i has it when it comes to selling newspapers

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In a sea of gloomy sales, there is hope on the horizon in the shape of the Independent's little brother - but scant evidence having a strong, free website makes much of a differenceSometimes simple facts tell a simple story. The Independent's little brother, the 20p one they call "i",...
The i has it when it comes to selling newspapers

Remember copytakers who used to say: 'Just going over'?

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A five-second laugh, possibly a thin smile. But it does take me back to that remarkable moment in January 1986 when News International journalists were expected overnight to move from typewriters to computer terminals.It reminds me of that phrase beloved by copytakers on certain Fleet Street newspapers in explaining to...
Remember copytakers who used to say: 'Just going over'?
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