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National News Editor — Guardian
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Covers:  Media, Entertainment, Technology

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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 30, 2014

RT @gideonspanier: ++ Ritzy U-turn! ++ Cinema owner has DROPPED plan to sack staff, he tells Standard's @lucytobin standard.co.uk/news/london/ri… @RitzyLivingWage

Oct 29, 2014

It was a Latvian plane carrying car parts heading for Birmingham, says my colleague @lukeharding1968. Hold fire on WW III

Oct 29, 2014

RT @RoyalAirForceUK: Apologies if we startled you during the successful intercept this afternoon - we only go supersonic over land when absolutely necessary.

Oct 29, 2014

RT @RoyalAirForceUK: Typhoons launched to intercept a civil aircraft. It was safely escorted to Stansted. Our aircraft cleared supersonic during the scramble.

Oct 29, 2014

RT @flightradar24: RAF-Avia Antonov-26 was escorted by RAF and forced to land at Stansted at 17:15 UTC . pic.twitter.com/Ro16xgPWXN

Oct 26, 2014

RT @BenQuinn75: Portsmouth: tensions after death of 4th jihadi from city gu.com/p/42na8/tw Also not helping: generational gap & 'viru…

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