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Now, who will lay bare Rupert Murdock’s shenanigans on this side of the pond?

July 14th · 2 Comments · 9/11, Alan Rusbridger, Juan Cole, news media, Newspapers, The Guardian

The News of the World debacle is a huge media story — and in typical fashion, our “Fair & Balanced” major news media organizations generally don’t know how to deal with it. Namely, by stating the facts. Such as: “It seems increasingly likely that the techniques of bullying, coercion, spying, and the politics of personal destruction […]

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And it wasn’t even political? Days of ‘recreational rioting’ in Belfast to impress the — er, young ladies?

July 14th · No Comments · The Guardian

Amazing story. Burning questions. Literally. Also, another perspective: “I watch these youngsters and, all but for a change in fashion, they could be the same people who were on the streets in the 70s and 8os. It is soul-destroying to observe…It is too easy, and it is frankly irresponsible in the longer-term, to dismiss those rioting […]

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Hear, hear…Guardian’s Rusbridger on pay walls: ‘New media’ disappeared. They’re just media now

January 26th · No Comments · ONO, Organization of News Ombudsmen, Palm Beach Post, The Guardian, The New York Times

“In print, the Guardian is, even now, the ninth or 10th biggest paper in Britain. On the web it is, by most measurements, the second best-read English-language newspaper in the world. If the New York Times really does start charging for access, the Guardian may become the newspaper with the largest web English-speaking readership in […]

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