‘Leveson Inquiry cost £1.9m in first six months’
According to official figures recently released, the Leveson Inquiry has cost £1,992,600 from mid-July to 31 January this year. The biggest expense was operating costs, which totalled £682,100. This was followed by payouts to lawyers, which came to £536,100
‘Sly Bailey facing shareholder revolt over ‘excessive’ pay’
Sly Bailey, the chief executive of Trinity Mirror is having her salary reviewed, as it is said to be “excessive”.
‘Campaigners ask Leveson to publish Operation Motorman files’
The hacking campaign group Hacked Off has asked Lord Justice Leveson to publish the Operation Motorman files, which details the extent to which newspapers used private investigators.
‘Tom Watson: Scottish first minister is too close to Murdoch’
Labour MP Tom Watson has said that the Scottish first minister Alex Salmond is too close to News Corporation chairman Rupert Murdoch.
‘Gawker to revamp site’s comment strategy, hopefully elevate the conversation’
Mike Shields, a digital editor discusses the quality of online conversations.
‘How journalism educators can use Coursekit to enhance classroom learning’
Poynter discuss Coursekit, a new learning management system aimed at professors, which has been described as “a Facebook for academia”.