‘Andrew Neil: ‘Did Murdoch forget he was under oath?”
Former Sunday Times editor Andrew Neil has questioned the validity of Rupert Murdoch’s evidence to the Leveson Inquiry. In written evidence to the inquiry yesterday Neil questioned whether Murdoch had “forgotten he was testifying under oath” when he told the Leveson Inquiry he had never asked politicians for anything.
‘Two TV cameramen abducted and held in Bani Walid’
Reporters Without Borders have reported that that Libyan cameramen Abdelqader Fosouk and Youssuf Badi have been held in Bani Walid, 150 km southeast of Tripoli, since July 7, the day of nationwide parliamentary elections which they had gone to cover.
‘Rupert Murdoch: NoW did threaten woman over Max Mosley story’
Rupert Murdoch has said he agrees with the judge who found that the News of the World had tried to threaten a woman over a Max Mosley story.
‘Could Mirror Elveden arrest prompt domino effect?’
As Operation Elveden arrests spread beyond News International to Trinity Mirror, there are concerns there will be a ‘domino effect’ of more arrests.
‘Huffington Post to launch live video network and calls for UK contributors’
Huffington Post has announced the launch of HuffPost Live, a new livestreaming video network. HuffPost Live is “a cross-platform video experience, distributed online, mobile, and over-the-top (OTT) that allows users to both watch and engage with the stories they are viewing – either live or on-demand.”
‘INM plans to sell off South African business’
According to an article in the Financial Times, Independent News & Media is pursuing a sale of its South African business.
‘Truth in the Age of Social Media’
Nieman’s Summer Report looks at how the BBC, the AP, CNN, and other news organizations are addressing questions of truth and verification.