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News industry furlough use in March lowest of 2021 so far with Archant, MNA and JPI making biggest claims

Nub News founder: “You can make local news pay by making it good quality... “If we get that right, at some point in the future we may be able to charge for it"

Rebekah Vardy had 'habitual practice' of leaking stories to The Sun with which she had an 'exceptionally close relationship', Coleen Rooney libel hearing told

Facebook is today rolling out (in the US only for now) a Clubhouse-esque feature for live audio rooms that will be able to host up to 50 speakers and an unlimited number of listeners. It is also adding podcasts for the first time

Oxford’s oldest student newspaper @Cherwell_Online  could be vetted by "sensitivity readers" to stop it publishing "problematic" articles - Telegraph

Sue Crawford, ex-News & Star and Cumberland News news editor and latterly freelance writer/editor still in Cumbria, has died of cancer at 65. She was described as an "excellent yet modest journalist who was a fearless champion of the freedom of the press"


Toby Young was writer behind misleading claims in Telegraph that having a cold could offer protection against coronavirus and London was approaching herd immunity in July. IPSO has ruled against the title here:

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Chairman of @GBNEWS  @afneil  reveals plans for channel to take war on 'woke' establishment media global

Three billionaire families control around 68% of UK national newspaper circulation

@StopFundingHate  Full story: Kopparberg, Grolsch, Nivea and the Open University suspend advertising with GB News less than 48 hours after launch

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.

"There are all these individual fights in Malta, Hong Kong, all over the world, in Belarus, but I think we are all - maybe even without knowing - working together and fighting against the same kind of people, the same kind of systems" - @mcaruanagalizia 

"The UK media is not bigoted and will not be swayed from its vital role holding the rich and powerful to account following the attack on the press by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex": Robust statement from @socofeduk  following Meghan and Harry's interview