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Cartoonist says Enbridge parody was removed under pressure

Dan Murphy, a Canadian newspaper cartoonist has accused the paper’s parent company, Postmedia News of censorship after his animation was removed from the paper’s website Read more »

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Why Fairfax said no to Gina Rinehart’s requests

For a media company with a sinking share price, the intervention of the world’s richest woman may seem like good news. But that is not how Fairfax sees the arrival of Rinehart, writes Craig Reucassel Read more »

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Chris Blackhurst on the break up of News Corporation

Independent Editor Chris Blackhurst writes exclusively for The Journalism Foundation on the break up of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation Read more »

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Comedian Stephen Fry backs Twitter ‘joke’ court case

Stephen Fry lent his support to Paul Chambers who is seeking a High Court ruling to overturn his conviction for sending a ‘joke’ tweet about blowing up Robin Hood airport Read more »

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Connecting people, improving lives: FrontlineSMS relaunches

FrontlineSMS relaunched in London on Monday, with a new service aimed to support the work of NGOs increasing access to information in some of the remotest parts of the world Read more »

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Tim Minchin on the importance of good journalism

Tim Minchin, the Australian-born actor and comedian, sent a video message of support for The Journalism Foundation, communicating his thoughts on why journalism is currently at a crossroads Read more »

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Napster founders reunite to launch new chat service Airtime

Napster creator Shawn Fanning and his former business partner, the Facebook billionaire Sean Parker have launched Airtime, a live video network designed to connect likeminded people Read more »

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80 per cent of companies are in violation of new cookie laws

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Alan Rusbridger on The Guardian’s open journalism and paywalls

Media monitor, June 6: The editor of the Guardian says he’s not averse to asking readers to pay for products, but a paywall isn’t ‘the most interesting thing to be doing at the moment’ Read more »

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