Germany’s second largest news agency files for bankruptcy

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Insolvency proceedings have been agreed by the District Court of Berlin-Charlottenburg as Germany’s second largest news agency, DAPD, has filed for bankruptcy Read more »

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Time Out re-launches on Tuesday as a freesheet

Free at last: Time Out re-launches in London as a freesheet

Nigel Kendall talks about the new look Time Out as the magazine re-launches in London as a freesheet Read more »

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France to shut embassies after magazine publishes Muhammad cartoons

A magazine in France has published cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad naked, less than a week after an anti-Islamic film sparked violent protests around the world Read more »

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The Sydney Morning Herald will lose the majority of its senior editorial staff

Life after journalism: as Fairfax sheds 1,900 staff, one editor reflects on the end of an era

Last month the Australian newspaper publisher Fairfax announced it would cut 1,900 positions. Joel Gibson, opinion editor at the Sydney Morning Herald, reflects on the changing media landscape and explains why he chose voluntary redundancy Read more »

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One Rogue Reporter turns the tables on the tabloids

Rich Peppiatt, a former journalist at the Daily Star, talks to The Journalism Foundation about turning his investigative skills on the tabloids, doorstepping senior executives to give them a taste of their own medicine Read more »

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Usain Bolt at the 2012 London Olympics (photo: Nick Webb via Wikimedia Commons)

Fun and Games: reporting the Olympics from the inside

One Olympics volunteer describes how he did his bit for London working as a ‘flash quote reporter’ at the Games Read more »

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One year on from the UK riots, what have we learnt?

A year on, what can we learn about the media’s role in reporting the events that sparked unrest on a national scale? Read more »

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Former News of the World news editor, Neville Thurlbeck

One year after the death of the News of the World

Neville Thurlbeck, former news editor of the News of the World, gives his very personal views on how things have changed one year on from the closure of the British tabloid Read more »

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Why the media is misreporting climate change

The future of the planet once again made headlines in Rio last week. Sadly, it’s quite likely that the newspapers were getting plenty of their coverage wrong, writes William McDowall Read more »

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Tim-Minchin

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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