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Published: Thursday, 28 May 2015

Pennsylvania newspaper apologizes for publishing Obama execution letter ‘No bells went off’ when the Daily Item staff reviewed a letter to the editor that suggested the president be executed for recent events in the Middle East


Though the ABC was aware of the full range of Peta complaints about the violent treatment of sheep on Boorungie Station, they received no mention in the story


Fifa in crisis: how the world's newspapers reacted – in pictures Following the news that nine Fifa officials and four executives of sports management companies had been arrested on suspicion of receiving bribes totalling $100m (£65m), football’s governing...


Merkel, Clinton and co are proof that employers ‘granny-track’ at their peril | Gaby Hinsliff So Taylor Swift has made it, shooting into the Forbes power list of the world’s most influential women at the grand old age of 25.


Podcast’s creator and host, Sarah Koenig, gave away few details of new series in newsletter to fans, only saying it would be different from first instalment


Newspapers will prosper predicts media banker Lorna Tilbian She believes there is a real cause for optimism as digital ad revenues grow


Britain’s Hardest Grafter will pit 25 of Britain’s lowest-paid workers against each other for cash prize in series it claims is a ‘serious social experiment’


As the British Library’s collection of Spare Rib magazines launches online, we look back its legacy – and ask the archive’s curator to pick the articles revealing the magazine at its sharpest...


BBC's Top Gear cleared of 'cover-up' over Falklands number plate Viewers complained controversial licence number on Jeremy Clarkson’s Porsche was deliberately chosen and timing of Patagonia special was offensive


A hero of the Fifa corruption exposé – step forward the British press | Simon Jenkins This week’s Fifa exposé is widely credited to the FBI and the tough US attorney general, Loretta Lynch. That they have brought about this crunch is welcome.


From Starbucks’ Race Together initiative to McDonald’s Pay with Lovin’ campaign, companies risk trouble if they overstate their brand purpose


Reporters were told they can watch proceedings on TV from a corridor, then allowed into the distant upper floor of the chamber


In a crowded market, the emphasis on valuable in-store experiences provides competition from leaner e-commerce challengers


Viewer should not have been warned by TV Licensing they might be referred to a debt collection agency, says corporation’s governing body


Terry Sue-Patt obituary As a child actor, Terry Sue-Patt, who has died aged 50, secured a place in television history playing Benny Green, the first pupil seen walking through the gates in the long-running children’s...


Like me, a former Daily Telegraph reporter argues against a prison sentence


Tom Giles, who was looking into the future of corporation’s own output, will have control of series such as Exposure and The Agenda


Spotify is marrying video and music with its new offering - but will the music streaming business avoid the mistakes that have led to the decline of MTV?


Business psychologist Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic looks at how brands can turn their internal identity into public reputation


Both the National and Bush theatres are putting on plays with sweary titles this year. But how will they promote them? And what should journalists call them?


Newsquest/Gannett dares to erect paywall at Northern Echo Publisher employs metered model, and a cheap entry fee, to lure subscribers


Automation reduces the time we spend on repetitive, labour-intensive tasks, freeing creatives to create more


British Library puts Spare Rib magazine online Digital archive of all 239 editions of publication charting grassroots feminist movement is aimed at reaching new generation of readers


After a devastating blaze kills 16, residents are criticising Azerbaijan’s attempts to whitewash the city for its international visitors.


Our roundup of the day’s media stories, including BuzzFeed chief executive Jonah Peretti confirms it is planning an IPO


Archive copies of the iconic feminist magazine Spare Rib have been digitised, giving researchers and activists around the world the chance to delve into its back copies.


The Sun censured by Ipso for Rod Liddle's discriminatory columns Press regulator orders paper to publish landmark ruling upholding complaint


Corporation’s chief international correspondent recognised for work in raising profile of religion at Sandford St Martin awards


Brandz power list also sees Facebook soar thanks to Instagram and WhatsApp acquisitions, while Vodafone is top UK brand


Johnny Depp's dogs: Barnaby Joyce wants Kyle Sandilands investigated Minister asks Australian broadcast watchdog to bypass normal process and investigate radio host for insulting him on air over the deportation of Depp’s dogs


The Weekly Beast: Walkleys' first and last brush with Facebook Complaints about Storyology ‘likes’, Hunger Games round 2 at your ABC, and our Michael Safi among those in the running for a young Walkley

Published: Wednesday, 27 May 2015

Chief executive Jonah Peretti has not offered a timeline for the move, but investors will want to know after site was valued at $850m in August


A radio journalist known for denouncing drug traffickers and organized crime groups has been murdered in north-eastern Brazil, in the second attack on the country’s press in less than a week.


Why networks are betting big on game shows again The Price Is Right, Jeopardy and Wheel Of Fortune have been on our screens for decades, but now executives are hoping the next breed of shows will take off


Republican 2016 candidate says he was disturbed by a proposed Muslim community center, but ‘the first amendment is about the right to be despicable’


RTL and ProSiebenSat1’s failed court case against maker Eyeo follows similar lawsuit by Zeit Online and Handelsblatt


As the Queen’s speech sets out the agenda for the new parliament, the communications data bill, and the controversy surrounding it, is set to return


ASA says record level of complaints last year was partly due to the use of Twitter and Facebook to drive campaigns against controversial adverts


Evan Spiegel to take $15bn video-messaging company public, rather than sell to a social-network rival


Satellite broadcaster will also launch arts channels in Germany and Austria to add to Sky Arte in Italy


Johnston Press unveils its new national listings website Editors appointed in 10 cities to provide content for WOW247 revamp


Rightwing paper says corporation spends £2,500 a week on the Guardian – but fails to mention it buys almost the same number of copies of the Mail


France's richest man in talks to buy Paris newspaper LVMH’s controller Bernard Arnault hopes to acquire Le Parisien for €50m


Would You Rather: proving Netflix UK is often better than its US counterpart ‘Most importantly, the UK catalogue has exclusive dominion over perhaps my all-time favourite Netflix discovery: 2013 torture porn indie Would You Rather’


Joined in unholy matrimony, both believe journalists should know their place


Our roundup of the day’s media stories, including BBC axes Never Mind the Buzzcocks after 20 years


The Sun attacks David Cameron over British bill of rights delay 20 days on from urging readers to vote Tory, the paper turns on the party leader


Stand-ups and street performers are providing much needed comic relief in a period of economic and political turmoil in the country


Media company formerly known as Emap boosted by Cannes Lions advertising festival and environmental data business Groundsure