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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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Twitter urged to explain ban on journalist over NBC Olympic tweets

Media monitor, July 31: An Independent journalist lost access to his Twitter account because he revealed the corporate email address of an NBC executive on the social network
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Northcliffe accuses parody Twitter user of email hacking

Media monitor, July 30: The anonymous Twitter user behind a parody account of Northcliffe Media’s chief executive has been accused in a US court of email hacking, impersonation and defamation.
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No evidence to show anyone found twitter joke ‘menacing’

Media monitor, July 27: A Twitter user has won a legal victory after he was convicted for sending a “message of a menacing character”, which judges overturned Read more »

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PCC rejects complaint by Bell Pottinger against The Independent

Media monitor, July 26: The PCC has rejected a complaint by Bell Pottinger against The Independent following an exposé of the lobbying and communications firm
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