In Press Gazette magazine this week:
- Investigation into the Milton Keynes police raids on newspaper offices and the dangers they signal for journalists everywhere. Sunday Times Northern Ireland editor Liam Clarke warns that increasing police powers are forcing journalists to resort to the tactics of organised crime in order to maintain confidences.
- Sun chief feature writer Oliver Harvey pays tribute to his friend, PA journalist Anthony Mitchell, who was killed in the Cameroon plane crash.
- Two of the doyens of political reporting give their verdict on the effect of Blair’s decade on their trade. While the Guardian’s Michael White maintains that politicians are still more honest than journalists, Lobby veteran David Rose insists that Blair allowed truth to become the casualty of spin and recalls the great press office purge.
- In-depth interview with broadcasting veteran Jeremy Isaacs on the eve of Channel Four’s 25th birthday.
- Reporting from the edge: the Huddersfield Examiner journalist diagnosed with life-threatening cancer just days after being made web editor who has launched a blog chronicling his fight against the disease.
- Reuters-Thomson merger – what it means for journalists.
- The second TES sell-off in just 18 months. For once the journalists look set to cash in.
- Press Gazette is relaunching on May 25 and we are so confident you'll like the new-look mag that you can get the first four issues for free.
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