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Mehdi Hasan: Debunking the Five Biggest Media Myths About the Leveson Report

Last Thursday, Lord Justice Leveson published his epic report into “the culture, practices and ethics of the media”. He didn’t, for the record, call for a system of statutory regulation. He recommended an “independent” self-regulatory body underpi… Continue reading

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The overwhelming case for [media] plurality

An editorial by Alan Rusbridger: This is not just about Rupert Murdoch ??? allowing media power to be concentrated in the hands of a few multibillionaires will impoverish society Less than a year ago, the country came within days, possibly hours, of… Continue reading

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Would you pay to read papers online?

Rupert ?Murdoch expects to start charging for access to News Corporation’s newspaper websites within a year. ‘The current days of the internet will soon be over,’ he said, as the media strived to fix a ?’malfunctioning’ business model. Would you p… Continue reading

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