‘Public cost of Leveson inquiry at £3.9m‘
Lord Justice Leveson’s inquiry into press standards cost £3.9m of public money in the 11 months to 30 June. The four lawyers acting as counsel to the inquiry have taken home just over £1m. All costs can be found on the Leveson inquiry website.
‘Murdoch on $30m after pay cut‘
Rupert Murdoch received a pay package worth $30m (£18.9m) last year. The chairman and chief executive of News Corp made around 10 per cent less than the $33.3m he received in the previous 12 months. It has also been revealed News Corporation paid Elisabeth Murdoch, almost $4m for running TV production company, Shine.
‘Telegraph’s director of mobile platforms: iPad “core to future business model”‘
Speaking at the World Editors Forum the Telegraph’s Mark Challinor said income from mobile platforms ‘represents double digit percentage’ of digital revenue streams at the Telegraph
‘Monocle launches weekly internet radio show celebrating print‘
Monthly lifestyle, business and news magazine Monocle has launched a weekly show on its internet radio network – Monocle 24 – showcasing and celebrating the best in print media.
‘Hackers could be secretly running your work computer, intelligence chief warns‘
Hackers may have seized control of company computer networks because businesses have been too complacent about protecting their data, cautioned GCHQ chief Iain Lobban. Too many businesses had misplaced confidence over their cyber security and needed to take the threat posed by computer espionage more seriously.