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Dan Sabbagh

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

Journalist @guardian, national news editor.

iPads and Kindles force newspapers further away from print

theguardian.com — A million iPads and Kindles may have been unwrapped on Sunday - according to tentative analyst estimates - an influx of portable technology that is expected to hasten a decline in the already faltering sales of printed newspapers, adding pressure on traditional business models that have traditionally supported so many titles around the country.

Hillary Clinton's speech: Shades of hypocrisy on internet freedom

theguardian.com — Hillary Clinton is back, lecturing the world on internet freedom, but thirteen months after her original speech on the topic, the dimension of the debate has changed. Back then she targeted the Chinese, whom she could confidently and credibly criticise in the wake of attacks on Google.

Sarah Sands: 'I've been allowed a second act'

theguardian.com — When Sarah Sands rejoined the London Evening Standard in 2009 it was not clear that the then 181-year-old title had much of a future. Sales were tumbling and the Russian owners had decided to turn it into a freesheet.

Glenn Mulcaire - the man they called 'Trigger'

theguardian.com — Glenn Mulcaire always knew how to deliver. Watch the News of the World's former private investigator in happier times, scoring a tasty goal with the left. It was the first goal for AFC Wimbledon - the club formed after the old Wimbledon moved up to Milton Keynes.

Fred Goodwin told by judge details of his affair were in the public interest

theguardian.com — Sir Fred Goodwin, the former chief executive of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), could not have expected to keep an alleged affair with a colleague concealed by the use of privacy injunctions because the nature of his job meant there was a public interest in his relationships, a judge has said.

Universal and Sony Music plan 'instant pop' to beat piracy

theguardian.com — Ten years after piracy first began to ravage the music industry, Britain's two biggest record labels will finally try to play their part in stopping it, by making new singles available for sale on the day they first hit the airwaves.

Cheryl Cole offered US X Factor return - if she can prove herself

theguardian.com — Cheryl Cole can keep her $1.2m position as a judge on the US version of The X Factor if she can demonstrate to Simon Cowell and TV network Fox that she is committed to "making the programme work".

Private Eye's sales up nearly 10% year on year

theguardian.com — Private Eye was again the best-performing news magazine in the first half of 2012, with sales up by nearly 10% over last year as the title benefited from magazine's 50th anniversary and the fallout from the News of the World phone-hacking scandal. The satirical current affairs fortnightly sold 226,046 on average, ahead 9.6% on the year.

Al-Jazeera's political independence questioned amid Qatar intervention

theguardian.com — Al-Jazeera's editorial independence has been called into question after its director of news stepped in to ensure a speech made by Qatar's emir to the UN led its English channel's coverage of the debate on Syrian intervention.

James Murdoch: I didn't read crucial phone-hacking email

theguardian.com — Fresh questions about the extent of James Murdoch's knowledge of the phone-hacking scandal were raised on Tuesday when it emerged he received an email that included a briefing indicating that the activity had not been confined to a single "rogue reporter".
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Oct 21, 2016

Reporters twice try to draw T May into a warning shot against the Russian ships passing by Dover. Each time the PM ignores them

Oct 19, 2016

RT @suttonnick: Thursday's Guardian front page: UK Muslims to go it alone with rival terror prevention strategy…

Oct 19, 2016

RT @alantravis40: Home Office rules out dental checks to determine age of Calais child refugees describing them as "inaccurate, inappropriate and unethical.”

Oct 19, 2016

T May decides to answer a q on Goddard on behalf of A Rudd "the Home Sec cannot intervene on the basis of rumour, speculation or hearsay"

Oct 15, 2016

RT @DaveLeeBBC: @dansabbagh reliability issues with live gear for a correspondent must be dealt with if an anchor is there

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