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'More carrot, less stick' needed to regulate the press

A new report published by Oxford University's Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism (RISJ) argues that a 'carrot rather than stick' approach might be recommended in the framing of any future press regulation.

May 01, 2012
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UK's Cameron calls for new regulation of press

(AP) -- Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday promised a full investigation into the phone hacking and the police bribery that lead to the collapse of the News of the World tabloid, saying that British politicians ...

Jul 08, 2011
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Singer death column sparks Twitter rage

(AP) -- Britain's press watchdog said Monday it had received a record 21,000 complaints about a newspaper column on the death of Boyzone singer Stephen Gately after critics used Twitter to brand the article ...

Oct 19, 2009
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EU, Google reach deal on competition remedies

The EU and Google agreed Wednesday on how to settle complaints the US Internet giant is squeezing competitors in Europe's search market, avoiding legal action and billions in fines.

Feb 05, 2014
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Locked cellphones are no longer a lock

Uncle Sam wants to hand you the keys to your cellphone. A federal agency is pressing wireless phone companies to start "unlocking" customers' phones, possibly by the time you exchange gifts for the holidays.

Nov 29, 2013
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Homeland Security official probed

(AP)—President Barack Obama's choice to be the No. 2 official at the Homeland Security Department is under investigation for his role in helping a company run by a brother of former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, ...

Jul 23, 2013
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ACLU: Slow smartphone updates are privacy threat

One of the leading U.S. civil-rights organizations is taking on an unusual cause: spotty smartphone updates. The American Civil Liberties Union is asking the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to investigate what it considers ...

Apr 17, 2013
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RIM seeks probe into report on BlackBerry returns

The maker of the BlackBerry said Friday that it wants U.S. and Canadian regulators to investigate a "false and misleading" report by a financial analyst that claims the company's new smartphone is being returned ...

Apr 12, 2013
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