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PCC: it is inappropriate to investigate Harry pics without palace complaint

Media Monitor, Friday September 7: PCC statement made clear, without a formal complaint from the Palace it can do nothing about the publication of the Prince Harry photos Read more »

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Public cost of Leveson inquiry now at £3.9 million

Media Monitor, Thursday September 6: Lord Justice Leveson’s inquiry into press standards has cost £3.9 million of public money in the 11 months from July 2011 to 30 June 2012 Read more »

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David Beckham stars in Adidas' viral commercial

YouTube’s top 10 most-shared advertisements in August

Media monitor, Wednesday September 5: Mashable presents a round-up of the ten most ‘viral’ ads of August. Topping the list are zombies, flash mobs and emotional tearjerkers Read more »

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Bruce Willis isn’t suing iTunes, but raises questions about digital rights

Media monitor, Tuesday, September 4: The rumour that Bruce Willis was considering suing Apple may not have been true, but it raises important questions about who owns digital content Read more »

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File-sharing website Pirate Bay co-founder under arrest

Media monitor, Monday September 3: A co-founder of The Pirate Bay has been arrested in Cambodia at the request of Sweden, where he faces prison for violating copyright laws Read more »

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Twitter allows advertisers to target users directly in bid to increase profits

Media monitor, Friday August 31: The popular social media platform has slashes the price of its ‘promoted tweets’ and will sift through messages to discern users’ specific interests Read more »

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

Media monitor, Thursday August 30: 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 Read more »

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Former Times journalist arrested by police investigating computer hacking

Media monitor, August 29: The arrest of Patrick Foster is understood to be related to unmasking of the NightJack blogger by the Times newspaper in 2009 Read more »

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Samsung lost a landmark case to Apple over patent infringement

Samsung lashes out at Apple after patent defeat

Media Monitor, Tuesday August 28: Samsung has lashed out at Apple after losing its high-profile US court battle over patents that led to a $12bn loss in market value for Samsung Read more »

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Sun publishes pictures of naked Prince Harry

Media monitor, August 24: The Sun has become the first British newspaper to publish photographs of Prince Harry naked in a Las Vegas hotel room, claiming the move was in the public interest Read more »

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