Guardian to launch new platform to streamline access to web content

guardianhistory.jpg will provide one destination for UK, mobile, US and Australian sites as monthly digital browsers hits 80m

Number 10 hands out Twitter exclusives to favoured journalists


A discussion topic in episode 701 of the FIR podcast, published today, looks at a question asked in the Metro newspaper last week: should British politicians take notes from Barack Obama’s campaign team? The Metro’s excellent report looked at the key role social media played  – especially Twitter – in both of the US president’s […]

Facebook riot calls earn men four-year jail terms amid sentencing outcry


Sentences handed out in Chester as lawyers and civil rights groups express alarm about ‘disproportionate’ punishments

Campaign launched to help labels affected by Sony warehouse fire


LabelLove raising money for indie labels who lost stock in London riots blaze that destroyed Pias distribution centre

PCC seeks to regulate press Twitter feeds


Watchdog to consult on how tweets can be brought under its remit, asking each newspaper to draw up a ‘Twitter policy’

Another magazine stops printing to go online


Last print issue of Accountancy Age next week – after that it will be a web-only publication

Are the Olympics a waste of money, asks Economist ad campaign


Negative posters to appear in underground stations across London, with others arguing in favour of the Games

Al-Jazeera’s coverage of Egypt protests may hasten revolution in world news


Al-Jazeera English is enjoying new-found global popularity in the wake of the chaos in Egypt

Ted – the ultimate forum for blue-sky thinking

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