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National News Editor — Guardian
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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.
Oct 24, 2014

Farewell to my Guardian colleague @charlesarthur, the man who fought the internet and sometimes won.

Oct 24, 2014

RT @bendepear: @MishalHusainBBC congrats on your exclusive with Rona Fairhead this morning Mishal how did you get it ?

Oct 24, 2014

Rebekah Brooks is back...working for Rupert...probably - gu.com/p/42ynh/stw

Oct 23, 2014

RT @PaulLewis: Two years ago, we revealed a woman had a child with an undercover cop. Finally, some compensation: gu.com/p/42ym2/stw

Oct 23, 2014

Met police to pay £425,000 to woman who had a child with an undercover officer, not knowing he had another family gu.com/p/42ym2/stw

Oct 23, 2014

@newsbrooke too much work to do unfortunately...who else was there?

Oct 23, 2014

former energy minister Charles Hendry justifies his £100k extra income thus: ‘I have started the process of developing external interests'

Oct 23, 2014

Twenty odd MPs earn over £100k from second jobs...including former Tory ministers and George Galloway - gu.com/p/42y4v/stw

Oct 22, 2014

Fantastic piece of myth-busting analysis by @alantravis40 on the foreign criminals 'crisis'. theguardian.com/society/2014/o…

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