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National News Editor — Guardian
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Journalist. The Guardian. National news editor. Short sentences.

News Corp to close iPad newspaper The Daily

theguardian.com — Rupert Murdoch is to shut iPad newspaper The Daily from 15 December, admitting that it has failed to win enough subscribers to make the online subscription venture viable in its 21 months of life.

Rebekah Brooks took £10.8m compensation from News Corp

theguardian.com — Rebekah Brooks walked away with £10.8m from Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation as compensation after she resigned from her position as chief executive of News International at the height of the phone-hacking scandal, UK accounts published by News Corp show.

Leveson inquiry puts paparazzi in the frame

theguardian.com — Click, chase, click: it was the recurring theme of the Leveson inquiry's first week - and neither Hollywood stars, nor the victims of tragic circumstances, were exempt.

Guardian and Observer report losses of £44.2m

theguardian.com — The Guardian and the Observer lost £44.2m last year as investment in digital publishing - including iPad, Facebook and Android apps - contributed to a deepening of losses at the national newspapers that could not be offset by double-digit growth in digital revenues.

After the Woolwich attack the media must continue to aim for openness

guardian.co.uk — It started - alarmingly enough - as a major incident in Woolwich. That was 4pm. Three hours later during which time the news ratchet went up through beheading, pictures of bodies in the street, terror, a Cobra committee (so they really meant terror), and finally, the most extraordinary film that left even seasoned newsroom hands somewhat excited.

James Murdoch was key force behind Sky team's Tour de France victory

guardian.co.uk — James Murdoch, Rupert's youngest son, was among those on the Champs Elysées on Sunday afternoon, cheering home the first British winner of the Tour de France. That was fitting, because while his successor as BSkyB's chief executive, Jeremy Darroch, was in Team Sky's backup car, caught on ITV punching the vehicle's roof in delight, it was Murdoch, a keen cyclist, who was critical to sustaining the media group's £10m-a-year sponsorship commitment.
Jan 21, 2015

Chilcot will publish 29 of Blair's notes to George Bush in the run up to the invasion of Iraq: theguardian.com/politics/blog/…

Jan 19, 2015

@sandralaville but we all have photographic memories on fleet street

Jan 19, 2015

RT @iankatz1000: Also tonight @steve_hewlett has latest on whether the Sun has REALLY dumped Page 3 + we'll talk to @LucyAnneHolmes @NoMorePage3 #newsnight

Jan 16, 2015

RT @stuartmillar159: 'Made to drink salt water, put on a boat and beaten for three hours while immersed in ice' - reading by @StephenFry theguardian.com/world/2015/jan…

Jan 16, 2015

RT @loztopham: Exclusive clip of Guantánamo Diary read by Dominic West. See full video on @guardian from Tues gu.com/p/45vjq/stw pic.twitter.com/abvSadgjAY

Jan 16, 2015

RT @IanCobain: Published next week: the Guantánamo Diary that exposes brutality of US rendition and torture gu.com/p/45xx4/stw

Jan 16, 2015

Two Sun journalists walk free on corruption charges; two cleared of some charges; two others waiting for verdicts: theguardian.com/media/2015/jan…

Jan 16, 2015

Dutch alert over lethal superman pills not picked up by UK authorities, unsure drug was being sold in UK. Four died. theguardian.com/society/2015/j…

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