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UK Police Back Off The Guardian

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 11.20.2011 | Media

LONDON — London's police force said Tuesday it was dropping a demand that The Guardian newspaper reveal the confidential sources for its stories...

UK Government Pressured To Block Police Move Against Guardian

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 11.19.2011 | Media

British attorney general Dominic Grieve is facing mounting pressure to block controversial attempts by the London police to force journalists to revea...

Scotland Yard's Unprecedented Attack On Journalistic Freedom In Phone Hacking Case

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 11.16.2011 | Media

British police are trying to force the Guardian newspaper to reveal the confidential sources that allowed it to break a crucial story in the phone hac...

Johann's Industry Must be Judged Equally Guilty

Mark Donne | Posted 11.15.2011 | Media
Mark Donne

Reporters and commentators writing on issues including social deprivation and inequality who have lived and breathed social deprivation and inequality; good heavens, what would that look like?

Damien Hirst's Mythical Creatures Appear At Chatsworth House

The Guardian | Mark Brown, Arts Correspondent | Posted 11.09.2011 | Arts

After sharks, sheep and cows in formaldehyde, Damien Hirst is moving on to mythical creatures, and while they may be unpickled, they are still not qui...

Notable Quotable: Jil Sander Hate Leggings

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

AFP/Getty Images "If I had the power, I would ban leggings." -Jil Sander tells The Guardian her fashion rules. We totally agree, except when it ...

Are UK Cops Now Criminalizing Good Journalism? | Dan Sabbagh | Posted 11.07.2011 | Media

A Guardian journalist has been questioned by police officers investigating alleged leaks of information from Operation Weeting, the police team pursui...

Hi. I'm Hacking. And I Deserve an Award

MP Nunan | Posted 11.06.2011 | Comedy
MP Nunan

Hi. I'm Hacking. Not Hacking Cough. Not Hack's License. Those are common mistakes. I'm just Hacking. My full name, really, is, "Using Illicit Means to Access Private Information With a Computer," but I go by Hacking for short.

Joshua Hersh

WikiLeaks Releases Entire Cache Of Secret Diplomatic Cables | Joshua Hersh | Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics

Less than a year after they began distributing private government documents to select media outlets, WikiLeaks has published its entire collection of ...

WikiLeaks Accuses The Guardian Of Major Security Breach

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 11.01.2011 | Media

The Guardian and WikiLeaks are embroiled in another row, this time over the leaking of hundreds of thousands of highly sensitive secret cables. WikiLe...

WikiLeaks: Breach Has Exposed Unredacted U.S. Cables

AP | RAPHAEL G. SATTER | Posted 10.31.2011 | World

LONDON — Anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks said Thursday that its massive archive of unredacted U.S. State Department cables had been exposed in a se...

Why Google's Eric Schmidt Is Only Partly Right About Science & Tech Education

Ewan McIntosh | Posted 10.30.2011 | Education
Ewan McIntosh

It's a shame that Eric Schmidt he didn't Google a little more on the education system of the country in which he was speaking. Scotland.

'Turn Of The Screw' Is An Online Hit

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 10.22.2011 | Home

Even if you couldn't make it to England for the Glyndebourne Festival this summer, you can watch a full opera streamed from the site right at home. ...

The Guardian Loses Readers, Even As Its Journalism Leads The Pack

Bloomberg | Posted 10.19.2011 | Media

The U.K.'s Guardian took down Britain's best-selling Sunday newspaper by exposing that the Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid hacked a murder victim's voice...

Cop Arrested For Leaking Hacking Info

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.19.2011 | Media

LONDON — One of the detectives investigating phone hacking at the News of the World tabloid has been arrested on suspicion of leaking information ab...

Iran, British Riots and the Hapless Media

Dovid Efune | Posted 10.11.2011 | Media
Dovid Efune

The headline 'Iran Calls on Britain to Avoid Violence against Protesters,' is as outrageous as the fact that it was carried in all seriousness by mainstream outlets.

Did Pimco Play a Role In S&P's Downgrade of U.S.Debt

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 10.07.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

On Friday S&P downgraded U.S debt from AAA to AA+, the first such downgrade in the nation's history resulting in grave concerns over the outlook for the U.S. economy. Yet simultaneously they must have been popping champagne corks at Pimco.

HuffPost Review: El Bulli - Cooking in Progress

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.24.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The cinema-verite approach to documentary making has its pitfalls -- particularly if the subject is as close-mouthed as Ferran Adria, the focus of Gereon Wetzel's El Bulli - Cooking in Progress.

Art And The Egyptian Uprising

The Guardian | Sara Elkamel | Posted 09.20.2011 | Arts

Art may not have started the Egyptian revolution, but it played a large part once the spark was lit. Visual artists documented the people's uprising, ...

Military-Industrial Journalism

Robert Koehler | Posted 09.20.2011 | Media
Robert Koehler

As a starting place, I place side by side the two extremes of Murdoch's exaggerated influence on our lives, our politics and our self-awareness.

Murdoch's Empire Is Collapsing: What Is Next?

Mahmood Delkhasteh | Posted 09.17.2011 | Media
Mahmood Delkhasteh

It is relatively safe to assume that Murdoch's empire will very soon be history. But the question is, what might replace the vacuum that will emerge in its wake? The histories of imperial collapse offer some insight.

UK Paper Retracts Explosive Hacking Allegations

AP | Posted 09.14.2011 | Media

LONDON — Sometimes you just have to say you're sorry. Britain's The Guardian newspaper has apologized to The Sun tabloid for claiming that The ...

Michael Calderone

Will Tabloid Scandal Stop Murdoch's Latest Media Takeover? | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.05.2011 | Media

UPDATE: The FT reported Thursday that culture secretary Jeremy Hunt is "expected to delay" his verdict on the BSkyB merger until September. Submission...

Iceland Trying To Make Cigarettes Prescription-Only

Newser | Posted 09.04.2011 | World

In Iceland, you may soon need to head to the pharmacy to get your cigarettes. The country is considering a counter-intuitive measure that would make c...

Johann Hari Denies Plagiarism Charges

Posted 08.31.2011 | Media

UPDATE: The Orwell Prize has issued a statement about the plagiarism allegations surrounding Johann Hari: "Given the seriousness of the allegations th...