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The BBC's latest defence of @bbclaurak  comes days after backing her over accusations she tweeted defending Dominic Cummings

BBC's Huw Edwards tops our reader poll as 'best late evening TV news presenter during pandemic'

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The next admin hearing in Assange's case is listed for 29 June, with the full hearing expected on 7 September at an as-yet undetermined crown court

Jerome Starkey starts as the Sun's new defence editor today after David Willetts left the paper. @jeromestarkey  was at the Times for 10 years, including as correspondent in Africa - when he was deported from Kenya - & Afghanistan. He was most recently countryside correspondent

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27 jobs lost at PA as Microsoft cancels contract to use AI instead

SWNS editors vow to fight charges brought against 'working photojournalist just for doing his job' while covering protests in New York

"My job’s been replaced by a robot. It doesn’t feel good": 27 jobs lost at PA as Microsoft cancels contract to use AI instead

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No questions from journalists allowed as Downing Street turns daily Covid-19 briefing into public Q&A

NEW: IPSO has upheld a complaint against a Boris Johnson column in the Telegraph saying polls showed no-deal Brexit was the preferred option “by some margin” after it could not provide any data to back the claim

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Katie Hopkins has won an IPSO complaint against the Mirror after it wrongly claimed she had been detained in South Africa over drug use. She was in fact being held for "spreading racial hatred". Full story to follow.

NEW: Buzzfeed will no longer run a dedicated UK or Australian news operation, resulting in staff being furloughed and stood down. Some UK staff will be retained to cover global news for the US. The decision has been made "both for economic and strategic reasons", a spox said.

Channel 4's Jon Snow says Theresa May first PM to refuse him an interview in seven general elections

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BREAKING: Ofcom has sanctioned London Live, saying its recent 80-minute interview with David Icke broke broadcasting rules as his comments on coronavirus "risked causing significant harm to viewers" and went "largely unchallenged" by the interviewer

CORRECTION: No 10 now says they gave us the wrong information earlier and tonight's briefing will be a blend of questions from journalists and the public as normal

Jill Rutter says journalists should tell No 10 to speak on the record if they want to say something. Points to Dominic Cummings’ “midnight ravings”. “I think journalists have been co-opted into being useful idiots for No 10,” she goes on. #mediabrexit 

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