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Volume 26, Number 4, 2015


Editorial - After Leveson 3

Not finally... 5
Jane Fae explores confected outrage
Robin Lustig asks what Twitter means
Michael White recalls a more repressed society
Paul Donovan watches the return of the left
Roger Alton loves News at Ten

Eamonn McCabe - The power of pictures 17

Steve Barnett - BBC under attack 22

Roger Mosey - A lack of imagination 27

Chris Moore - Too many chiefs 30

Ivor Gaber - The Lime Grove strike 34

Joanne Butcher - The drive for diversity 40

Tom Leonard - Shooting stories in the USA 45

Daniel Tudor - Rise of the ad blockers 51

John Illman - Specialist skills? 56

Javier Luque Martinez - Journalists under cyber attack 61

Roger Alton admires Richard Desmond 67
Greg Dyke investigates John Freeman 69
Julia Langdon recites her Election A – Z 71
Jemima Kiss explores digital innovators 73
Sarah Whitehead seeks freedom of information 75
Bill Hagerty realises proprietors were always mad 78

Quotes of the Quarter 33
The way we were 60
Twitterwatch 38


Editorial: After Leveson
News International is rebranded News UK, Rebekah Brooks is restored to the throne, journalists have walked free. If the mighty battle that has been raging over the last four years is fizzling out, what has the war been for?

Why we press the shutter
Eamonn McCabe
Images of tragedy can change the world, but we must always question whether it’s right to print them, says an award-winning photographer.

Ever thought of journalism?
Joanne Butcher
How do we tackle the middle-class monopoly in media? By encouraging diversity, says the head of a UK training body.

The American way of death
Tom Leonard
The US media scramble to report every gun massacre, but fail to ask the big question, says a British US correspondent.

No such thing as a free story
Daniel Tudor
When people refused to pay for news online, publishers turned to advertising revenue. But what happens when readers kill the ads?