‘The view from inside Syria’s propaganda machine’
James Reynolds of the BBC discusses al-Akhbariya, a privately owned Syrian television channel, “Every day it broadcasts the same message – the Syrian people are united in support of President Bashar al-Assad.”
’25th arrest made in Met’s phone-hacking probe’
A 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice by officers from Operation Weeting, the Met’s investigation into phone-hacking.
‘Independent, i and Standard publisher reports 22.5% rise in losses’
The publisher of the Independent, i and Standard has reported a 22.5% increase in pre-tax losses to £27.4m in the year to 2 October.
‘Chicago Sun-Times ends Journatic relationship as dozens of fake bylines discovered at more papers’
Following This American Life’s report on outsourcing company Journatic, two of its news organization clients have announced plans to stop working with the company.
‘Measuring media success in the digital age’
The BBC Academy’s ‘Measuring Success in the Digital Age’ Fusion Summit took place on 3 July at BBC White City in London. See what was said here.