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Politicians Seal Deal On New Regulator For British Press

Reuters | Posted 05.18.2013 | Media

LONDON, March 18 (Reuters) - Britain's three main political parties struck a compromise deal on a new regulatory system for the country's newspapers...

British Newspaper Sues Lance Armstrong

AP | Posted 02.22.2013 | Media

LONDON (AP) — A British newspaper is suing Lance Armstrong for more than $1.5 million after it settled a libel case over doping allegations, saying ...

Leveson Report Published

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 11.29.2012 | Media

The long-awaited report from the Leveson Inquiry into the ethics and practices of the scandal-scarred British media was published on Thursday. In t...

Leveson Report Set To Be Published

AP | By JILL LAWLESS | Posted 01.28.2013 | Media

LONDON (AP) — Britain's unruly newspapers should be regulated by an independent body dominated by non-journalists with the power to levy steep fines...

More Grim News For Women In Media

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 10.16.2012 | Media

A new study released on Tuesday revealed that men dominate newspaper front pages in Britain. The study, conducted by Britain's Women in Journalism...

How The Daily Mail Conquered England

newyorker.com | Posted 05.26.2012 | Media

The Mail is the most powerful newspaper in Great Britain. A middle-market tabloid, with a daily readership of four and a half million, it reaches four...

Murdoch Makes A Big Announcement

AP | RAPHAEL SATTER | Posted 02.20.2012 | Media

LONDON -- The successor to Rupert Murdoch's scandal-tarnished News of the World newspaper will start publication in a week's time, a senior News Corp....

The Leveson Inquiry: The Story So Far

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 04.11.2012 | Media

LONDON (AP) — British police say they have arrested eight people in connection with alleged bribes paid by the country's media to police and other p...

BBC 'Faces of the Year' List Angers Thousands

The Independent | Tom Peck | Posted 02.28.2012 | Media

The BBC found itself at the centre of another Twitter-stoked sexism row yesterday after the female section of its "Faces of the Year" list included Sw...

A Lesson In Tabloid Sleaze

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 02.01.2012 | Media

LONDON — Hacking into celebrity phones was just the tip of the iceberg. Britain's media ethics inquiry, set up in response to illegal eavesdrop...

Alastair Campbell At Leveson Inquiry Blasts British Press

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 01.30.2012 | Media

LONDON — A small number of journalists have disgraced Britain's press, Tony Blair's former communications chief told a media ethics inquiry, as ...

Tabloid Insiders Share Scandalous Details Of Life At Murdoch Papers

AP | RAPHAEL G. SATTER | Posted 09.19.2011 | Media

LONDON — With their former boss under arrest, tabloid reporters are beginning to reveal secrets of what it was like to work in Rebekah Brooks' n...

News Corp 'Deliberately Thwarted' Investigation Into Phone Hacking

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.19.2011 | Media

News Corp "deliberately" tried to impede the first investigation into the phone hacking scandal, according to a House of Commons committee report. ...

The Rivals Pounce

guardian.co.uk | John Plunkett | Posted 09.14.2011 | Media

The owner of the Daily Mail is understood to be planning a new mass-market Sunday tabloid to cash in on the closure of the News of the World. Daily...

Closure Of Paper Brings No Relief To Murdoch As Pressure Mounts On All Sides

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.10.2011 | Media

The scandal surrounding Rupert Murdoch's British media empire has not lessened, even after the paper at the center of the controversy was closed for g...

WATCH: UK Comedian Tears Into Former News Of The World Editor

Posted 09.08.2011 | Media

Comedian Steve Coogan tore into a former editor of the News of the World on Friday, in a rant that boosted the BBC's ratings and drew wide attention. ...

Will Britain's Media Get A Regulator To Be Scared Of?

AP | GREGORY KATZ | Posted 09.08.2011 | Media

LONDON — The media throughout the world like to portray themselves as the defender of the public good, a steadfast bulwark against government ex...

UK Media Feels The Heat After Phone-Hack Scandal

AP | RAPHAEL G. SATTER | Posted 09.07.2011 | Media

LONDON — As Britain's most powerful Sunday newspaper crashes and burns, newsrooms across London are feeling the heat. Media watchers and former...

British Newspapers Splash Rupert Murdoch's Media Scandal

Posted 09.06.2011 | Media

As allegations of phone hacking against Rupert Murdoch-owned British tabloid News of the World mounted -- resulting in the paper's shocking closure --...

Phone-Hacking UK Tabloid To Close

Reuters | Posted 09.06.2011 | Media

By Kate Holton (Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation will close its tabloid News of the World after this Sunday's edition, as a result ...

Huffington Post UK Launches (VIDEO)

Posted 09.05.2011 | Media

Our very own Arianna Huffington visited BBC News this morning to discuss the newly-created HuffPost UK. Joining HuffPost Canada, HuffPost UK is Huf...

Britain's Most Powerful News Show

guardian.co.uk | Posted 08.24.2011 | Media

It is credited with being the most influential programme on British radio. The Today Programme on Radio 4, the breakfast listening of choice for opini...

Guardian Making 'Significant' Job Cuts, Editor Says

guardian.co.uk | Josh Halliday | Posted 08.22.2011 | Media

The Guardian will make "significant" job cuts over the next two years in the transition to a "digital-first" strategy, the newspaper's editor-in-chief...

It's a Royal Free-for-All!

Charlie Carillo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Charlie Carillo

"Royal expert" is a term that covers quite a bit of turf. It's anybody with a British accent, the way anybody in New York with a vowel at the end of his name is an expert on organized crime. Or a criminal.

Russian 'Parasailing' Donkey To Enjoy Good Life After UK Sale

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — The parasailing donkey will never fly again and can look ahead to a life of luxury. The female donkey Anapka arrived in Moscow on Wedn...