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National News Editor — Guardian
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Journalist @guardian. National editor. Handling election news.

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.
Apr 24, 2015

Boozy Farage in Ramsgate sing-song gu.com/p/47zhy/stw Belted out Hi Ho Silver Lining. Scoop from the frontline by @rowenamason

Apr 24, 2015

How disillusionment w Labour in Scotland has turned to rage. @ewenmacaskill after visiting D Alexander in Paisley gu.com/p/47zv2/stw

Apr 23, 2015

RT @NCPoliticsUK: Survation/Mirror: CON 33 (-1) LAB 29 (-4) LIB 10 (+3) UKIP 18 (+1) GRN 4 (+1) Dates 22nd-23rd N=1,205 Tabs survation.com/wp-content/upl… #GE2015

Apr 23, 2015

How many seats does David Cameron need to form a winning coalition? My colleague @patrickwintour says 284. It'd be close mind.

Apr 23, 2015

At last, a person in public life who tells the truth: commuter trains into capital are 'shit' gu.com/p/47ncz/stw

Apr 23, 2015

RT @johnplunkett149: Nigel Farage wins! His BBC1 i'view with @EvanHD was watched by 2.5m viewers, v 2m for Clegg, 1.9m @Ed_Miliband 1.8m David Cameron

Apr 23, 2015

Labour and Tories trade blows over City forecasts in the event of the other's victory: theguardian.com/politics/live/…

Apr 21, 2015

Grant Shapps accused of editing Wikipedia pages of Tory rivals, including Hammond, Greening, Grieve + Crosby gu.com/p/47j23/stw

Apr 19, 2015

RT @lizzy_davies: Katie Hopkins calling migrants vermin recalls the darkest events of history | Zoe Williams gu.com/p/47jp3/stw

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