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Press Watchdog: No Investigation Over Prince Harry Pictures

Reuters | Posted 11.07.2012 | Media

LONDON, Sept 6 (Reuters) - Britain's press watchdog said on Thursday it would be inappropriate for it to investigate the publication of naked photos...

The Sun Publishes Naked Prince Harry Pictures

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.24.2012 | Media

The biggest paper in Britain, The Sun, defied legal threats from the royal family and a media-wide blackout on Friday when it published the naked pict...

UK Papers Shy Away From Publishing Prince Harry Pics

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.23.2012 | Media

The British press is being unusually skittish with what should be a story from heaven, refusing to print the nude photos of Prince Harry that have lit...

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...

Widely Derided UK Press Regulator Axed Over Phone Hacking

Posted 05.08.2012 | Media

LONDON (AP) — A report says Britain's communications regulator is monitoring allegations of phone hacking and bribery at Rupert Murdoch's London new...

The Power of Sisterhood

Laetitia Belmadani | Posted 03.08.2012 | Media
Laetitia Belmadani

Women's Day is a day of gratitude for I think we are nothing without the role models which consciously or less consciously so, have left their imprints on our lives as women. Those who spurred us on to succeed and to never give up. Those who regularly inject us with a much needed motivation jab when you have no choice but to get up and dust yourself off, again.

Volkswagen's Social Media Fail

Posted 01.10.2012 | Home

Car manufacturer Volkswagen is under fire after apparently deleting comments critical of the company's environmental credentials on its Facebook page....

Can Court Tweets be Fair and Accurate?

Alex Morrison | Posted 02.13.2012 | Media
Alex Morrison

Any trainee reporter will tell you court stories must be "fair, accurate and contemporaneous" in order to attract "absolute privilege" - a complete defence against being sued for printing allegations made in court. The question is: Can court Tweets be fair and accurate?

LAPD Made Sure the Whole World Ain't Watching

Ruth Fowler | Posted 01.29.2012 | Los Angeles
Ruth Fowler

As both a journalist who occasionally freelances for the mainstream media, and an Occupier, I find myself in a conflicted position regarding reporting on Occupy LA. The flipside of this is that rarely is the mainstream media itself impartial or unbiased.

Why Connectivity is Creating a New Class of Female Leaders

Tracy de Groose | Posted 01.24.2012 | Business
Tracy de Groose

We are witnessing a shift in the nature of leadership. The command and control structures we have inherited from traditional leadership are making way for styles characterised more by empathy, partnership and collaboration than by ego.

James Murdoch Accuses Colin Myler And Tom Crone Of Misleading MPs Over Phone Hacking

PA | Posted 01.10.2012 | Home

James Murdoch has accused former News of the World editor Colin Myler and legal chief Tom Crone of misleading MPs about what he knew about phone-hacki...

News Of The World Hired Investigators To Spy On Hacking Victims' Lawyers

The Guardian | Posted 01.07.2012 | Home

The News of the World hired a specialist private investigator to run covert surveillance on two of the lawyers representing phone-hacking victims as p...

David Walliams' One Direction Sex Comments Investigated By Watchdog

PA | Posted 01.05.2012 | Home

Channel 4 is being probed by the media watchdog after a lewd comment made by comic David Walliams on one of its shows sparked a number of complaints. ...

BBC Bans Bins From Desk Areas Because They Make Staff 'Territorial'

Posted 12.24.2011 | Home
Read More: UK Media, Bbc, Home News

What a load of rubbish. Staff at the BBC have been banned from keeping rubbish bins near their desks. Bosses think it makes employees “territo...

Columnist Apologizes Over Major Scandal, Accepts Punishment

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung and Jack Mirkinson | Posted 11.14.2011 | Media

After being accused of repeated acts of plagiarism and stripped of a major prize, columnist Johann Hari apologized for his journalistic misconduct in ...

JK Rowling To Take Part In Phone Hacking Inquiry

Posted 11.14.2011 | Home

JK Rowling has been named among the "core participants" in the Leveson Inquiry, the British government's inquiry in to the ethics and practices of the...

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...

PHOTOS: UK Papers Splash London Riots

Posted 10.09.2011 | Media

The violence coursing through London is, without a doubt, the biggest story in Britain, and the newspapers there used their front pages to get that me...

PBS Plans To Cross The Pond

nytimes.com | ELIZABETH JENSEN | Posted 10.01.2011 | Media

PBS, known as the American television outlet for many British programs produced by the BBC and others, is looking to turn the tables by starting a dig...

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...

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...

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...

The Guardian Expanding In U.S.

Yahoo! News | Joe Pompeo | Posted 05.29.2011 | Media

The U.K. Guardian is on the verge of expanding its U.S. footprint. "We will be announcing an American editor shortly," Alan Rusbridger, The Guardian's...

How The Daily Mail Became An Internet Powerhouse

The Guardian | James Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

That the Daily Mail can now be read in Pyongyang illustrates a simple truth; the paper has made its own Great Leap Forward online. In 2007 it didn't h...