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National News Editor — Guardian
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Covers:  media, entertainment, technology

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.
Feb 27, 2015

RT @SamiraAhmedUK: Leonard Nimoy demonstrating how he got the idea for Mr Spock's Vulcan salute as a kid from Jewish prayer rituals pic.twitter.com/7VULlB3Mlx

Feb 27, 2015

A musical tribute...Leonard Nimoy by Freaky Realistic youtu.be/IYgH5awUbac "All I ever wanted was to get close to you".

Feb 26, 2015

UK man behind Isis beheadings named as Mohammed Emwazi - fresh details of his background here by @tianran gu.com/p/466b2/stw

Feb 26, 2015

‘Jihadi John’: The Islamic State killer behind the mask is a young Londoner wapo.st/1wrfOPW

Feb 24, 2015

Sir Malcolm Rifkind resigns as ISC chairman and will step down as MP - first take - gu.com/p/4647c/stw

Feb 24, 2015

Rifkind resigns as ISC chair and to leave Commons at election - resignation statements here >> gu.com/p/4644v/stw

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