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Journalism award for the Al Jazeera Three
Journalism award for the Al Jazeera Three

LONDON, UK: The UK's prestigious Royal Television Society has presented its Judges' Award to Al Jazeera's Peter Greste, Baher Mohamed and Mohamed Fahmy...

20 Feb 2015 14:03

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British MPs call for internet ban on anti-Semitism
British MPs call for internet ban on anti-Semitism

LONDON, UK: British lawmakers have called for people who post racist and anti-Semitic comments online to be banned from social media sites following an upsurge in abuse...

12 Feb 2015 14:26

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WikiLeaks site slams costs of policing Assange
WikiLeaks site slams costs of policing Assange

LONDON, UK: WikiLeaks launched a website on Friday to condemn the costs to Britain of policing the group's founder Julian Assange...

9 Feb 2015 12:14

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WikiLeaks accuses Google of handing over emails to US government
WikiLeaks accuses Google of handing over emails to US government

LONDON, UK: WikiLeaks has accused Google of handing over the emails and electronic data of its senior staff to US authorities, and not notifying them of this for almost three years...

27 Jan 2015 09:15

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The Sun covers them up, ending topless tradition
The Sun covers them up, ending topless tradition

LONDON, UK: Phwoar no more: British tabloid The Sun has quietly ended a decades-old tradition of putting topless women on page 3 in a setback for schoolboy fantasies...

21 Jan 2015 10:54

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Publisher prohibits pork talk
Publisher prohibits pork talk

LONDON, UK: A UK publisher has been mocked over a ban (described as 'absolute utter nonsense') on pigs and sausages being mentioned in its children's books...

19 Jan 2015 11:58

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Social networks 'in denial' on extremist use: senior UK spy
Social networks 'in denial' on extremist use: senior UK spy

LONDON, UK: Social media sites have become "the command-and-control networks of choice for terrorists", the new head of Britain's electronic spying agency GCHQ says...

5 Nov 2014 11:06

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Vote in the M&M Global Awards 2014
Vote in the M&M Global Awards 2014

LONDON, UK: Who will win? You decide!

15 Aug 2014 07:09

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The Observer/Anthony Burgess Prize for Arts Journalism
The Observer/Anthony Burgess Prize for Arts Journalism

UNITED KINGDOM: To commemorate Burgess's long association with the Observer, the International Anthony Burgess Foundation has set up the 2014 Observer/Anthony Burgess Prize for Arts Journalism. The competition is now open, and will close on 31 October 2014.

31 Jul 2014 08:50

SOUTH AFRICA

Media freedom requires commitment to truth
Media freedom requires commitment to truth

Freedom of expression has been placed at the top of the international media's agenda by events in Egypt and the UK during the past 10 days...

By Pallo Jordan 5 Jul 2014 11:53

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Murdoch heads to UK after phone-hacking trial
Murdoch heads to UK after phone-hacking trial

LONDON, UK: News Corporation Executive Chairman Rupert Murdoch visited the headquarters of his British newspaper division in London after his protege Rebekah Brooks was cleared of all phone-hacking charges in a high-profile trial.

27 Jun 2014 07:42

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Trial told how News of the World hacked Kate 155 times
Trial told how News of the World hacked Kate 155 times

LONDON, UK: The former royal editor of the News of the World tabloid hacked the phones of Britain's Prince William, his wife Catherine and brother Prince Harry dozens of times, a trial heard.

15 May 2014 08:12

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Murdoch targets creation of pan-European pay TV company
Murdoch targets creation of pan-European pay TV company

LONDON, UK: Media mogul Rupert Murdoch launched an ambitious bid to create a pan-European television company to tackle fierce competition, rapid sector consolidation, and aggressive bidding wars for live football rights.

13 May 2014 09:56

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UK tabloid's Coulson admits paying policeman
UK tabloid's Coulson admits paying policeman

LONDON - Former News of the World Editor Andy Coulson admitted in court on Tuesday (22 April) to approving a payment to a royal policeman for information, despite warnings it could land him in jail.

23 Apr 2014 07:53

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Grey London leads the way at D&AD Awards 2014
Grey London leads the way at D&AD Awards 2014

LONDON, UK: The UK looks set to take home the title of most awarded country at the 2014 D&AD Awards, with 136 In Books and 43 Nominations*, totalling at 179 Awarded entries for the year. Across the Atlantic, the United States is in second place in the country rankings with 118 (82 In Book and 36 Nominations).

2 Apr 2014 07:51

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D&AD juries' results - days 1 & 2
D&AD juries' results - days 1 & 2

LONDON, UK: Thus far, 69 pieces of work have been awarded at the 52nd annual D&AD judging event in London.

28 Mar 2014 10:20

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London to Host Digital Media Awards and Conference
London to Host Digital Media Awards and Conference

LONDON, UK: WAN-IFRA, the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers, has announced the call for entries for the annual European Digital Media Awards.

7 Feb 2014 08:10

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Pearson buys language firm in Brazil
Pearson buys language firm in Brazil

LONDON, UK / BRASILIA, BRAZIL: British publisher Pearson, owner of the Financial Times newspaper, said on Tuesday that it has agreed to buy Grupo Multi, a leading adult English language training firm in Brazil.

4 Dec 2013 13:16

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It's time to get your D&AD annual
It's time to get your D&AD annual

LONDON, UK: Here comes the 2013 edition of the much sought-after annual from D&AD featuring the year's best creative work.

3 Dec 2013 11:38

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D&AD taps into creative jealousies...
D&AD taps into creative jealousies...

LONDON, UK: Iain Tait, Dan Wieden & Jennifer Walsh reveal the work they wish they'd done from the past year. D&AD has launched a series of films to find the work that the world's top creative people wish they'd done.

27 Nov 2013 09:20

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UK hacking suspect warned boss of jail risk, trial hears
UK hacking suspect warned boss of jail risk, trial hears

LONDON, UK: The former royal editor of Rupert Murdoch's News of the World tabloid warned his boss that if payments to his sources were traced they could all "end up in jail", Britain's phone-hacking trial heard last week.

25 Nov 2013 07:52

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Ogilvy & Mather: LIA 2013 Network Of The Year
Ogilvy & Mather: LIA 2013 Network Of The Year

LONDON, UK: LIA has announced that Ogilvy & Mather is the 2013 Network of the Year, being awarded a total of 126 awards, including one Grand LIA, 28 Gold Statues, 40 Silver Statues and 57 Bronze Statues. The network also secured 42 Finalists at LIA 2013.

19 Nov 2013 11:08

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British MPs to quiz Guardian editor on Snowden leaks
British MPs to quiz Guardian editor on Snowden leaks

LONDON, UK: British lawmakers will grill the editor of the Guardian next month over the newspaper's publication of intelligence leaks by Edward Snowden, it said on Friday.

11 Nov 2013 08:50

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News of the World 'told police it hacked girl's phone'
News of the World 'told police it hacked girl's phone'

LONDON, UK: The News of the World told police it had hacked the phone of missing British schoolgirl Milly Dowler and wrote a story based on her voicemail messages which incorporated a comment from the police, a UK court has heard.

7 Nov 2013 08:13

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D&AD releases Black Pencil Judging Film
D&AD releases Black Pencil Judging Film

LONDON, UK: D&AD has released a Black Pencil Judging Film from the 2013 Awards, showing behind-the-scenes footage of the rigorous judging process employed by the awards. (Video)

7 Nov 2013 05:44

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Britain's spy post run from Berlin embassy says report
Britain's spy post run from Berlin embassy says report

LONDON, UK: Britain has been operating a secret listening post from its Berlin embassy, a stone's throw from German Chancellor Angela Merkel's office, the Independent newspaper claimed on Tuesday, 5 November.

6 Nov 2013 07:48

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British police probe phone-hacking at Sunday Mirror publisher

LONDON, UK: The publisher of Britain's Sunday Mirror newspaper said on Thursday that it is being investigated for alleged phone-hacking by former staff.

13 Sep 2013 08:29

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Introducing Vodafone Red
Introducing Vodafone Red

LONDON, UK / BERLIN, GERMANY / LISBON, PORTUGAL / MADRID, SPAIN: Vodafone celebrates a new era in telecoms by literally turning everything red.

26 Aug 2013 07:38

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Britain faces furore over Snowden-linked detention

LONDON, UK: British authorities faced a furore this week after they held the partner of a journalist who worked with Edward Snowden to expose US mass surveillance programmes for almost nine hours under anti-terror laws.

21 Aug 2013 07:50

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WikiLeaks expects Manning to appeal 'dangerous' verdict

LONDON, UK: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Tuesday called US soldier Bradley Manning a "hero" and said he expected him to appeal after a military judge convicted him of espionage.

31 Jul 2013 08:49

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