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Olympics failed to give regional boost, says Johnston Press

Media monitor, August 22: Regional newspaper publisher Johnston Press has said that the Olympics failed to provide the regional newspaper market with an advertising uplift Read more »

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Johnston Press profits fall by half to just over £8m

Media monitor, August 21: Print advertising revenues at regional newspaper publisher Johnston Press have slumped by 12.5%, but digital revenues have risen by 8.4% Read more »

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Facebook shares hit all-time low as lock-up expiration lets insiders sell

Media monitor, August 17: Facebook’s shares fell to new lows yesterday as insiders were able to sell another 270m shares after the lock-up period reached its expiration Read more »

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Seven former News of the World journalists due in court

Media monitor, August 16: Andy Coulson, and six other former News of the World employees are appearing at court this morning to face phone-hacking charges Read more »

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Mark Thompson named new CEO of the New York Times

Media monitor, August 15: Mark Thompson, the soon to depart director general of the BBC, has been named the new president and chief executive of the New York Times.
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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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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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