‘Dirty tricks and leaks at the heart of Scotland Yard’
Scotland Yard is facing allegations today of a secret campaign inside the force to oust the former Commissioner Ian Blair. These claims are likely to lead to further assessment of the relationship between the police and the press. The Labour MP Chris Bryant, who helped to expose the phone-hacking scandal, said: “These are extraordinary revelations. As every new strand of this story appears it seems ever clearer that the Murdoch newspaper empire behaved like a state within a state.”
‘Sky beefs up North East news pilot with app launch’
Sky News has invested in its news site for Sky Tyne and Wear by launching a new mobile phone app.
‘Bobby Davro becomes latest celeb to sue over hacking’
The comedian Bobby Davro and his former wife Trudi have sued News International over alleged phone-hacking, becoming the latest celebrities to do so.
‘Paid-for Polish newspaper plans expansion’
The Polish news site Nasze Strony has plans to expand its coverage and print run beyond the East of England.
‘Guardian publishes in Russian, Chinese and Estonia’
The Guardian is publishing selections of articles in foreign languages as part of a week long series, which assesses global internet issues.
‘Titanic front pages honor 100th anniversary of ship sinking’
Poynter looks at the front pages that commemorated the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic on the weekend.
‘Advice on securing your first job in media production’
The ITV executive producer Derek Dyson gives advice via journalism.co.uk on how to find a job in media production.