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Ofcom: Sky is ‘fit and proper’ to hold broadcast licence

Media monitor, September 20: Ofcom has said today that Sky is “fit and proper” to hold on to its broadcasting licence after its parent company was embroiled in the phone-hacking scandal Read more »

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George Entwistle promises more chances for female presenters at BBC

Media monitor, September 19: The BBC’s new director general, George Entwistle promises to place more female presenters on the news following criticism by news presenter Fiona Bruce Read more »

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Irish Daily Star editor suspended over Kate pictures

Media monitor, September 18: The editor of the Irish Daily Star Michael O’Kane was last night suspended over his decision to publish topless photos of the Duchess of Cambridge Read more »

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Richard Desmond faces battle at Irish Daily Star

Media monitor, August 17: The NUJ has said that Richard Desmond’s ‘immediate steps to close down the joint venture’, the Irish Daily Star and Independent News and Media is ‘disproportionate’ Read more »

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Hugh Grant and other celebrities file high court claims

Media monitor, September 14: Hugh Grant is seeking damages from News International over alleged phone-hacking and has promised to give any money he gets to helping fellow victims Read more »

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Met’s Operation Elveden arrests member of armed forces and wife

Media monitor, September 13: A member of the armed forces and his wife have been arrested as part of Operation Elveden, which is investigating alleged illegal payments by journalists to public officials Read more »

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Combined print/online figures make Sun most read title

Media monitor, September 12: The Sun is the most read newspaper in print and online in the UK and reaches 12.8m print readers and 1.3m online readers each week Read more »

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Labour MP warns Sun over stolen phone claim. CPS receives new files

Media Monitor, September 11: Labour MP warns Sun over stolen phone claim, while CPS receives new files from Scotland Yard following investigations into alleged phone hacking Read more »

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The BBC’s New Broadcasting House is finally ready

Media Monitor, Monday September 10: The BBC’s New Broadcasting House is finally ready, four years late and £55m over budget. It is the BBC’s most expensive development Read more »

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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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