‘Financial Times ‘highly valued’, says incoming Pearson chief’
John Fallon, who will replace Marjorie Scardino as the CEO of Pearson at the end of the year described the Financial Times as a “valuable part of the company”, but did not rule out a sell-off.
‘BBC ‘horrified’ by Jimmy Savile abuse allegations’
As further allegations of sexual abuse by the late Jimmy Savile, the BBC have said that their internal investigations unit will assist police.
‘Newsnight and Jimmy Savile’
In a blog on the BBC website, Newsnight’s editor, Peter Rippon explains why he decided to drop a film which looked into allegations of sex abuse by the former BBC presenter Jimmy Savile.
‘Clegg attacked over ‘highly damaging’ claim that newspapers are like ‘desperate’ animals’
Regional press body the Newspaper Society has criticised Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg over his “highly damaging” remarks made at the Lib Dem conference last week – when he compared the press to “desperate” animals.
‘“Fit and proper” regulation?’
Eleanor Steyn, formerly of Ofcom and currently an associate at Michael Simkins LLP, draws on Ofcom’s recent ‘fit and proper’ ruling on BskyB to suggest a possible model for press regulation in the post-Leveson media environment.
‘Leicester Mercury launches paid-for weekly covering Loughborough’
The Northcliffe-owned Leicester Mercury today launched a new paid-for weekly paper covering the Loughborough area of Leicestershire.