Category Archives: journalism history

Press standards – what’s new?

As the Leveson inquiry into press standards resumes (on 9 Jan) it might be interesting to put the current debate about the behaviour of the media into a historical perspective. Here’s a list of concerns about newspapers and journalists: ‘Complaints … Continue reading

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First with the (wrong) news

There’s a common theme in the analysis of the Daily Mail’s embarrassing use of a pre-written story on the Amanda Knox trial.  (If you missed the story, it’s here – they mis-understood the verdict, said she was guilty when she … Continue reading

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