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Published: Thursday, 18 September 2014

Google: Rupert Murdoch is accusing us of eating his hamster Technology giant talks tabloid in its response to News Corps accusation that it is a platform for piracy Continue reading...


BBC journalists attacked and equipment smashed in Russia Formal complaint to Russian authorities after co-ordinated attack on team working on story about dead soldier Cameraman treated for concussion and other injuries Continue reading...


How the press covered the day Scottish voters went to the polls to decide whether to stay part of the United Kingdom


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Communications minister does not deny Coalition is considering cutting an additional $100m from ABCs funding


Australian fashion magazine Oyster is celebrating its 20-year anniversary with an all-Australian issue, including photographers, stylists, models and interviewees.


News Corp executive labels Google a 'platform for piracy' Robert Thomson writes to competition commissioner Joaquín Almunia calling for action over Google's dominance Continue reading...


BBCs Danger Mouse revival: Alexander Armstrong to replace David Jason Kevin Eldon to take role voiced by Terry Scott as secret agents sidekick Penfold when 1980s favourite returns next year Continue reading...

Published: Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Max Clifford appeals against 8-year prison sentence for indecent assaults The former celebrity PR guru has launched an appeal against the length of his sentence, which will be heard on 9 October Continue reading...


Doctor Who time-travels to late slot in Saturday night TV battle Having returned last month starring Peter Capaldi, show moves to 8.30pm to accommodate Strictly Come Dancing Continue reading...


Sky News Kay Burley apologises for calling yes campaigner a knob Reporter claims Scottish independence campaigner tried to hit her cameraman with a stick in challenging environment


Scottish independence referendum: news organisations step up security Journalist claims to have received threat to their family BBC staff said to have received hate mail Kay Burley apologises after calling campaigner a knob Continue reading...


ITV drops Rising Star talent show format Broadcaster bought the show last year, but has cancelled it pre-transmission after it flopped in the US and Germany Continue reading...


Two journalists to face no action over alleged payments CPS says there is insufficient evidence for a realistic prospect of conviction on conspiracy to commit misconduct in public office Continue reading...


Scottish independence: why is the media under attack? Alleged intimidation of reporters could signal frustration at London-centric coverage or just reflect the heat of the debate Continue reading...


Scotland thinks its neglected by the media? It should spare a thought for northern England The issue is not that the media ignores Scotland its that it focuses on London at the expense of everywhere else Continue reading...


Bill Smithies obituary Journalist who started out on the Liverpool Post and spent five years as obituaries editor of the Guardian Continue reading...


Scottish independence: Sun pushes back Page 3 for Yes ad Is the papers double-page ad for the Yes campaign a subtle way for owner Rupert Murdoch to back the nationalists? Continue reading...


Fear and loathing on the Scottish campaign trail - its Labours turn next After scaremongering over independence, Labour cant complain when it faces the music in next years general election Continue reading...


Virgin Medias Usain Bolt ad banned after BT and Sky complaints ASA says cable firm did not supply sufficient information on its website to back up claims about its superfast broadband Continue reading...


BSkyB offer for Sky Deutschland too low, board believes German pay-TV channels management says proposed return from offer is inadequate from a financial point of view Continue reading...


Mail Onlines ad revenues rise nearly 50% year on year Websites success offsets continuing decline in print advertising at the Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday Continue reading...


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Advertising watchdog bans three 'copycats' of government websites Users on unofficial sites had to pay premiums for health insurance cards, passports and birth certificates Continue reading...

Published: Tuesday, 16 September 2014

How the media shafted the people of Scotland Journalists in their gilded circles are woefully out of touch with popular sentiment and shamefully slur any desire for change Live blog: Tuesdays developments on the Scottish referendum Continue...


Maurice Lévy: staying on at Publicis to overcome Omnicom merger failure? Analysts say the veteran chief executives decision to delay his exit may be a bid to secure his legacy at the advertsing group Continue reading...


Boris Johnson hopes for new Times as he meets Rupert Murdoch London mayor and Tory MP candidate in impish form as he opens new home of moguls UK newspapers


EastEnders star Steve McFadden settles News of the World damages claim News UK and Metropolitan police agree to pay damages and legal costs over hacking and leaks about actors private life Continue reading...


London Live licence change bid rejected TV station requested reduction in local programming, which Ofcom rules would have substantially altered output Ofcom: Very unlikely all local TV stations will succeed Continue reading...


Cilla Black drama launches with nearly 7m viewers ITV biopic starring Sheridan Smith is broadcasters best-rating new drama since Broadchurch, beating BBC1s New Tricks Continue reading...


Publicis chief to stay in role until 2017 Maurice Lévy was expected to leave marketing services group in 2015 following collapse of proposed merger with Omnicom Continue reading...


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