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James Murdoch to step down as BSkyB chairman

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It has emerged that James Murdoch is to stand down from his non-executive chairman’s position at BSkyB over his handling of the phone-hacking scandal that took place at The News of the World newspaper. Whilst it has been rumored for a couple of days, Sky News – which is owned...
James Murdoch to step down as BSkyB chairman

Tighter privacy laws would only serve the rich and powerful | John Kampfner

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The report by MPs on privacy talks of the importance of free expression, but the measures it proposes fly in the face of thatPoor practice tends to get in the way of good intentions. During a meeting at the foreign office a few weeks ago, I gently reminded the decent-minded...
Tighter privacy laws would only serve the rich and powerful | John Kampfner

WikiLeaks claims it submitted a 100-page dossier to UK Leveson Inquiry on media corruption

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Whistleblowing website WikiLeaks has revealed that the UK’s public inquiry into the culture and ethics of the British media has requested a submission on corruption in the UK press, to which it has obliged by submitting a 100-page dossier. Just to recap, last July UK Prime Minister David Cameron appointed...
WikiLeaks claims it submitted a 100-page dossier to UK Leveson Inquiry on media corruption

Nintendo Wii U offers glimpses of next must-have for video gamers at E3 | Jonathan Ross

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It's like the Wii on steroids – and after a long wait it should be out for Christmas, writes Jonathan RossThis is my second visit to E3, the annual showcase and corporate shindig in Los Angeles at which companies, both huge and tiny, involved in making money from gaming, gather...
Nintendo Wii U offers glimpses of next must-have for video gamers at E3 | Jonathan Ross

Lord Justice Leveson discusses role of bloggers

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Evidence from Andrew Marr that blogs are 'as influential as any newspaper' prompts debate on whether they are journalistsLord Justice Leveson has queried whether bloggers would have to be brought in a revised system of press regulation, as he heard evidence from Andrew Marr about the growing power of political...
Lord Justice Leveson discusses role of bloggers

Live Blog: Rupert Murdoch at Leveson Inquiry

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Rupert Murdoch, News Corp. chairman and chief executive, appears before the Leveson Inquiry, a judge-led examination into British media practices. Read the rest of this post on the original site »...
Live Blog: Rupert Murdoch at Leveson Inquiry

Rupert Murdoch confirms on Twitter that first Sunday Sun sold 3.26m copies

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• Debut edition is biggest sale of a UK newspaper for four years• Media buying sources impressed at advertising performanceRupert Murdoch has confirmed on Twitter that the first Sunday edition of the Sun sold 3.26m copies – the biggest sale of a UK newspaper for four years."Amazing! The Sun confirmed...
Rupert Murdoch confirms on Twitter that first Sunday Sun sold 3.26m copies

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

Is technology killing romance?

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Once it was lipstick on your collar that revealed an affair. Now it's your chirruping mobile or your Twitter timeline. Have we forgotten how to keep our secrets?With the benefit of hindsight, life as I knew it came to an end in late 1994, round Seal's house. We used to...
Is technology killing romance?

People want online dog-catchers – but they'll need a legal net

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Lord Justice Leveson is in tune with the 'had enough' public mood – but any redress for online incivility (or worse) will require the long arm of the lawWhen it comes to abuse, it seems we've had enough. Nicola Brookes was determined to find out who had been bullying her...
People want online dog-catchers – but they'll need a legal net

'24 hours in journalism' wins rave reviews

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I wrote earlier this week about John Dale's book, 24 hours in journalism. And it certainly seems to have taken off in the days since.According to the Society of Editors website, it has enjoyed "rave reviews", including one from Lindsay Nicholson, the National Magazine company's editorial director who "read it...
'24 hours in journalism' wins rave reviews

Media Talk: Dacre at Leveson and Sky News's Twitter policy

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On this week's Media Talk, John Plunkett is joined by Dan Sabbagh to look back on a busy week in the Royal Courts of Justice after 16 phone-hacking cases were settled by News International and the first phase of the Leveson inquiry was concluded. Next Olly Mann pops in to...
Media Talk: Dacre at Leveson and Sky News's Twitter policy

A Tory at the BBC? It wouldn't be the first time

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Boris Johnson was as outspoken as ever about political placement at the BBC. But rare is the chairman of board or trust who has not been affiliated to one of the main partiesBoris, in full blond bulldozer mode, tells the BBC where to find its next director general: "We need...
A Tory at the BBC? It wouldn't be the first time

Max Clifford: press too cautious after phone hacking and Leveson inquiry

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PR veteran says newspapers would not uncover stories such as the MPs' expenses scandal in the current climatePR veteran Max Clifford has said the MPs' expenses scandal would not have been uncovered by a newspaper in the post phone-hacking climate.Clifford claimed newspapers and investigative reporters had been cowed by the...
Max Clifford: press too cautious after phone hacking and Leveson inquiry

Facebook 'protected by own users'

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Facebook has "an 800 million-strong Neighbourhood Watch system" to protect against people carrying out malicious acts, the Leveson Inquiry hears....
Facebook 'protected by own users'

UK mobile networks waited 6 years to notify phone-hacking victims, on police advice

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Today, three of the UK’s top mobile phone operators took to the stand at the UK’s Leveson Inquiry. Vodafone’s Mark Hughes, O2′s Adrian Gorham and Everything Everywhere’s (Orange & T-Mobile) James Blendis were called upon to give evidence in the phone hacking investigation, with the operators asked why they had...
UK mobile networks waited 6 years to notify phone-hacking victims, on police advice

Former PCC chairman defends record

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Sir Christopher Meyer denies Press Complaints Commission acted as a newspaper industry 'poodle'Sir Christopher Meyer, chairman of the Press Complaints Commission when phone-hacking and other controversial newspaper practices being scrutinised by Lord Justice Leveson were taking place, has defended his record during a three-hour grilling marked by flashes of defiance...
Former PCC chairman defends record

A Second News International Paper Faces Questions In Hacking Investigation

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The hacking investigation that led to the shutdown of News of the World has spread to another News International newspaper, The Times,  police correspondence sent to campaigning MP Tom Watson shows. And its editor has been recalled to discuss it at the government’s hearings on media ethics. The matter...
A Second News International Paper Faces Questions In Hacking Investigation
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