Leveson ‘loading a gun’ against papers, warns Independent’s editor

Chris Blackhurst

Independent Editor Chris Blackhurst (photo: The Independent)

‘Leveson ‘loading a gun’ against papers, warns Independent’s editor’
The editor of the Independent has said he fears that Lord Justice Leveson is “loading a gun” against the industry as he prepares his final report and recommendations following his inquiry into press culture and ethics.

‘BBC receives hundreds of complaints and is accused of insulting Muslims with new ‘racist’ sitcom Citizen Khan’
Viewers complained that the new BBC1 comedy stereotyped Muslims and insulted Islam. The sitcom prompted painful comparisons to the “racist” 70s series Mind Your Language.

‘Rex Sorgatz: What The New York Times should do next: membership’
To be sustainable past print’s lifespan, Sorgatz argues, the Times will have to build more meaning and more value into a membership program.

‘Hague, Ecuador VP in Assange talks’
Foreign Secretary William Hague has held talks with Ecuador’s vice president Lenin Moreno as the deadlock over the status of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange continued.

‘Police officer arrested in Facebook ‘trolling’ case’
West Midlands officer detained after victim of harassment went to court to force Facebook to reveal details of her abusers.

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