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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...

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...

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 | 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...

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...

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 | 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. ...

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 of a...

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 | 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 | 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.

Why Foxy Knoxy Gets No Respect

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Wolff

Has the US media found itself a new sense of propriety and moral center, or is it just out of it? Too depressed about its future and uncertain of its function to follow even the scent of blood and sex?