Coogan concerned that press will get off lightly

‘Steve Coogan worries MPs’ privacy report will go easy on newspapers’
Speaking at the Guardian Open Weekend, Steve Coogan said that he is worried that the parliamentary report into privacy and freedom of expression will be too soft on newspapers.

‘US senators demand investigation into Facebook password row’
Two US senators have requested that America’s Attorney General, Eric Holder investigates whether bosses who request Facebook passwords from interviewees are breaking federal law.

‘Three new local press titles to launch next month’
Three new hyper-local newspapers will be launched in Corby, Wellingborough and Kettering next month.

‘Rupert Murdoch hits out at Tory loss of trust’
Peter Cruddas, the Conservative party co-treasurer has resigned after The Sunday Times revealed details of its “Tory party cash for access scoop.”

‘Hashtags are the new lawn signs: Why Twitter won’t predict political success in the 2012 cycle’
Nieman Journalism Lab say that “Political journalists need to remember that prominence on Twitter doesn’t necessarily turn into prominence at the ballot box.”

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