Following a report published by a select committee on Monday, which stated that Rupert Murdoch was ‘not fit’ to run a major international company, News Corp has released a unanimous statement supporting the media mogul.
‘Sun slams critics for ‘sense of humour failure”
The PCC yesterday received complaints about The Sun’s front page, which published a headline playing on new England manager Roy Hodgson’s manner of speech. The Sun has accused its critics of “a sense of humour failure.”
‘The Murdoch and News Corporation scandal wasn’t about Conservative Party sleaze – but it is now’
Peter Oborne comments that ‘David Cameron’s party has positioned itself as the last defender of a collapsing empire’.
‘Yesterday The Boston Globe ended all your tomorrows’
The Boston Globe is adjusting it’s style guide to use days of the week instead of the words ‘tomorrow’, ‘today’ and ‘yesterday’. Nieman Journalism Lab say, “This shouldn’t be surprising, but it is a break — and an official one — with decades of practice at many newspapers.”
‘News sites increasingly kept in the dark as Google hides incoming search terms’
Since Google encrypted their searches by default, a large percentage of search terms leading to incoming traffic are hidden from publishers.
‘Feature writer of year on why he took redundancy’
Adam Wakelin, who won features writer of the year at the 2011 Regional Newspaper Awards has written about why he took voluntary redundancy from the Leicester Mercury.