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Prince William says he is shocked by phone-hacking fallout

Media monitor, August 14: Prince William was shocked by the fallout from Buckingham Palace’s decision to alert police after details from a conversation he had on his mobile phone appeared in the NoW Read more »

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Two Syrian journalists killed in Damascus, claim news agencies

Media monitor, August 13: Two Syrian journalists have been killed in the capital, Damascus, according to reports from the Syrian state news agency, Sana , and an Arab satellite station Read more »

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BBC does not have to hand over Mark Duggan footage

Media monitor, August 10: A judge has said the BBC does not have to disclose unbroadcast footage of the aftermath of the shooting of Mark Duggan to the Metropolitan police Read more »

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News Corporation reports loss of $1.6bn in the last quarter

Media monitor, August 9: News Corp has reported a loss of $1.6bn (£1.2bn). This is due to a slide in audiences for TV shows and poor performances at News Corp’s Australian publishing assets.
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Church of England sells shares in News Corporation

Media monitor, August 8: The C of E has sold all of its shares in News Corporation due to concerns that Rupert Murdoch’s media empire has not learned lessons from the phone-hacking scandal Read more »

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New York Times photographer arrested while covering arrest

Media monitor, August 7: A freelance photographer claimed a NYPD officer “slammed” his camera into his face before he was dragged to the ground and arrested while he was on assignment. Read more »

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Jeremy Hunt criticised over Rupert Murdoch meeting

Media monitor, August 6: Labour MPs have said that Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt’s meeting of News Corporation boss Rupert Murdoch at the Olympic Games was “quite inappropriate” Read more »

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London listings magazine Time Out drops cover price

Media monitor, August 2: Time Out, which launched in 1968 is set to become a free title. The listings magazine, which has a circulation of 55,000 and costs £3.25 will be handed out weekly for free Read more »

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News Corporation directors could face charges for neglect of duties

Media monitor, August 1: Directors within Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation could face corporate charges and prosecution for neglect of their duties in Crown Prosecution Service plans Read more »

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