‘Archie Bland to be youngest Independent deputy editor’
Following Chris Blackhurst’s appointment as group editorial editor across the Independent and Evening Standard titles, 28 year old Archie Bland has been promoted to second deputy editor, making him the youngest in this role in the Independent’s history and in national newspapers today.
‘Leveson Round-Up: Over Cosy? The Leveson Love Triangle’
Damian Tambini looks back at Module 2 of the Leveson Inquiry and the relationships between the press, police and politicians.
‘James Murdoch quits as BSkyB boss to spare blushes’
After stepping down as chairman of BSkyB just six weeks after giving up a similar role at News International, James Murdoch said “As attention continues to be paid to past events at News International, I am determined that the interests of BSkyB should not be undermined by matters outside the scope of this company.”
‘Remarks by the President at the Associated Press Luncheon’
The White House has published a transcript of Barack Obama’s speech made to journalists at the Associated Press lunch, read in full here.
‘Instapaper, Readability and monetizing other people’s content’
Gigaom discusses Readability, the app and webs service that “allows readers to save content from any website and read it later — without any of the advertising that most sites rely on for revenue.”
‘Not on the Wires multimedia storytelling to close’
Not on the Wires, a storytelling site which launched two years ago and aimed to document ‘the whole world, one story at a time’ announced its closure today.