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Trinity Mirror-Northern and Shell merger: a threat to media plurality?
Cameron Ridgway considers the implications of a deal between Trinity Mirror and Northern and Shell amid reports that they are in negotiation.
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Fixers: An Unsung Force in Journalism
Thomas Howes-Ward explains why fixers deserve more credit for their contribution to reporting.
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Jon Snow was right to highlight media failings on social issues, but only actions show a willingness to change
Channel 4 News presenter Jon Snow claimed he felt 'on the wrong side of the social divide' when reporting on the Grenfell Tower fire. Becca McAuley considers how far the lack of diversity in the media is to blame for the lack of coverage on social issues affecting ordinary people.
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New journalism course without shorthand created for disabled student
Kyle Gunn was initally told he would not pass the practical journalism diploma as he was physically unable to write shorthand.
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The obscurity of UK media ownership
Media editor Cameron Ridgway considers the wider implications of the purchase of a large stake in the Independent by a Saudi investor.
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The New European: Analysing the success of a pop-up paper one year on
Media Editor Cameron Ridgway considers the future of Archant's pop-up pro remain paper after its first birthday.
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The London Economic: an alternative news site?
Media editor Cameron Ridgway speaks to Jack Peat, founder and editor of The London Economic, about the site's ethos and its popularity during the recent general election.
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Are tabloids losing their political influence?
Media Editor Cameron Ridgway considers the political role of tabloid newspapers in light of the result of a hung parliament in last week's General Election.
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Nearly half of consumers can't spot fake news
Media Editor Cameron Ridgway considers the results of a new survey into UK consumers' attitudes to fake news.
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Facebook: your General Election guide?
World Editor Victoria Blake explores how Facebook users in the UK can compare issues against candidates to decide on who to vote for in the upcoming General Election.