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Major daily newspapers.

Oct
08

Can anyone help me in regard to which newspapers support which political parties? I'm having a little trouble for the reporting assignment and would appreciate someone explaining the background of; The Guardian, The Daily Mail, The Sun and The Independent. Cheers.

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Moral Hazard

Oct
08

Amid collapsing banks, yo-yoing share prices and widespread insecurity it is natural to look for a culprit. The difficult bit is choosing the villain. Did the banks - particularly the de-mutualised building societies - completely lose touch with reality in their hunger to expand market share? Should their senior executives shoulder all the blame, or is there such a thing as political responsibility?

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Croydon or Coventry: Iceland's new dilemma

Oct
07

Iceland: which is worse, Croydon or Coventry?

You would have thought Iceland's woes were already bad enough. With the krona plunging more than 30 per cent in value in one day, its main banks teetering on the brink of disaster and residents of the once-lauded ‘Arctic Tiger' experiencing one of the worst ‘morning after the night befores' imaginable, they are now faced with a terrible attack of identity crisis.

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Liverpool Echo's news geotagging experiment

Oct
07

Liverpool Echo mapThe Liverpool Echo has a cool experiment on its web site that's worth a look. Although there are several big papers in the US with advanced projects along these lines, this one of the first efforts by a daily UK newspaper at mapping news stories to help readers easily identify the ones that are most geographically pertinent to them. It's very slow to load, but does see to work.

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Another new dawn for epaper

Oct
07

Cruise Minority ReportCentre for Journalism undergrads may remember that snippet from the Tom Cruise film Minority Report that I showed them in week one's first lecture. Cruise is a cop on the run from his own police force in the year 2054 and jumps on a tube train. The guy sitting opposite is reading a copy of USA Today, whose splash suddenly updates in front of his eyes to reveal the Cop On the Run story, complete with pictures of the fugitive...

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Cancer Funding Debate...

Oct
06

Reading through the blogs, I noticed that the entries have been dominated by football news, chart entries and random spells of intellectual reckoning [all of which coming from the boys!] so this is one from the girls, but an open debate for all. This blog leads on from the point raised today regarding the funding going into various types of cancer...

 

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Free Flowing Chelsea Banish Villa Hoodoo

Oct
05

Joe Cole and Nicolas Anelka struck before half-time this afternoon as Chelsea consolidated their position at the top of the Barclays Premier League and made a mockery of claims that their current injury problems could destabilise the side.

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Pink notches number one spot

Oct
05

PINK is the new number one on the UK Singles Chart this week, with her new song So What.

The American artist had been tipped by the media alongside Oasis and their new song The Shock Of Lightning - which reached number three - to top the charts. So What becomes Pink's third UK number one and promotes her new album Funhouse, which is released in the UK on October 24th.

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Chelsea 2 Aston Villa 0

Oct
05

CHELSEA’S CLASS IS A KILLER FOR VILLA

 

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