‘Hacking scandal: the net tightens on the Murdochs’
Mark Lewis, the lawyer at the forefront of the phone-hacking scandal, said yesterday that he had discovered new claims of the use of “dark arts” at News Corp. James and Rupert Murdoch face the Leveson Inquiry next week.
‘Watson claims News Corp offered to sacrifice Coulson’
Labour MP Tom Watson has alleged that he was contacted by a News International “intermediary” who he claimed offered him a deal that would have “sacrificed” Andy Coulson.
‘John McLellan collects newspaper of the year award’
Ex-Scotsman editor-in-chief John McLellan won the newspaper of the year award at last night’s Scottish Press Awards 2012.
‘How did Kony2012 Go Viral and Should We Copy It?’
Charlie Beckett of the LSE Media Policy blog discusses the Kony 2012 media phenomenon.
‘Rosen’s Trust Puzzler: What Explains Falling Confidence in the Press?’
Jay Rosen gives five possible explanations as to why confidence has fallen in the press.