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Leveson Inquiry faces axe amid dwindling viewing figures

Latest reports are claiming that the Leveson inquiry will not be returning to our screens for a second season as viewing figures continue to fall. The show launched in the latter stages of 2011 amidst a blaze of publicity but has failed to capture the imaginations of the British public, consistently being outperformed by Jeremy Kyle and Loose Women, and now looks set to be pulled after just one series.

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Posted: Jun 15th, 2012
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Advert: Host your own public inquiry with the new ‘Home Leveson Kit’

Do you wish you could conduct a public inquiry into press standards from the comfort of your own home? Well now you can with the new Leveson Inquiry board game from Waddingtons!

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Posted: Apr 30th, 2012
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Process for selecting Blair as godfather ‘scrupulously fair’, says Murdoch

'you ain't seen me, right..'Rupert Murdoch has insisted that the process for appointing Tony Blair as godfather to his child was entirely transparent and fair, and that no preferential treatment was given.

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Posted: Apr 26th, 2012
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‘We’ve been opening your communications for years,’ admits Royal Mail

first class servicing of postie holidays‘Opening people’s emails is all well and good,’ said Moya Greene, chief executive of the Royal Mail, ‘but it will never be as profitable as opening people’s birthday cards. Workers in the sorting office tell me you can make £200 on a good day.’

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Posted: Apr 1st, 2012
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Sun on Sunday will return to traditional journalistic values of making stuff up

it's all going on in your new transpurrant bun Announcing the first publication of the Sun on Sunday, News Corporation boss Rupert Murdoch has pledged that the paper will be produced with the ‘highest possible standards’ and will not repeat the mistakes of its predecessor, instead seeing a return to the tabloid tradition of ‘completely making stuff up’.

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Posted: Feb 20th, 2012
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