Theresa May will be forced to publish the government’s legal advice on the Brexit deal after a rebellion by DUP and Tory MPs. The Government was left with little option after the rebel MPs backed a Labour motion calling for the publication of any legal advice on the proposed withdrawal agreement. David Lidington, the Cabinet Office minister, had initially promised a “full reasoned position statement” on the Government’s legal position with a Commons statement by Attorney General Geoffrey Cox rather than the full advice. However, it became clear during the debate the Government could not muster a majority to defeat the motion put forward by Labour’s Brexit spokesman Sir Keir Starmer, who had demanded... To continue reading this article Start your free trial of Premium Access all Premium articles Subscriber-only events Cancel any time Free for 30 days then only £2 per week Try Premium Access one Premium article per … [Read more...] about Theresa May will be forced to publish government’s legal advice on Brexit deal
Gillian Brockell, The Washington Post Published 5:03 am PST, Monday, November 12, 2018 From left: Julia Grant and former First Lady Michelle Obama. From left: Julia Grant and former First Lady Michelle Obama. Photo: Matthew Brady/Brady-Handy Photograph Collection/Library Of Congress; Matt McClain, The Washington Post. Photo: Matthew Brady/Brady-Handy Photograph Collection/Library Of Congress; Matt McClain, The Washington Post. Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 From left: Julia Grant and former First Lady Michelle Obama. From left: Julia Grant and former First Lady Michelle Obama. Photo: Matthew Brady/Brady-Handy Photograph Collection/Library Of Congress; Matt McClain, The Washington Post. Julia Grant couldn't find a publisher for her memoir. … [Read more...] about Julia Grant couldn’t find a publisher for her memoir. Michelle Obama got paid millions for hers.
The Local's team at the Swedish Publishers Association's Awards. Photo: Anette Persson/Sveriges Tidskrifter The Local has been named Sweden's best digital publisher of the year – just a day after its in-house Client Studio took home a bronze medal amid tough competition at the Native Advertising Awards 2018. The Local won the 2018 Digital Publisher of the Year Award in the Popular Press category at a gala in Stockholm hosted by the Swedish Magazine Publishers Association (Sveriges Tidskrifter). "Through strong editorial work and a well-developed digital concept, this site has had an impressive journey in the past year. Its impact is strong both in Sweden and internationally – not least when it comes to the image of Sweden," the publishers' association said in its statement on Wednesday. The Local faced off stiff competition for the award in the form of Baaam, an online feminist magazine for young women, anti-racism website Expo and KPWebben, a community … [Read more...] about The Local wins Sweden’s online publisher of the year award
Despite attempts by the social media Masters of the Universe to censor conservative viewpoints, the social media engagement experts at NewsWhip have listed Breitbart News as one of the top ten Facebook publishers for October 2018. According to the recently released NewsWhip rankings for October of 2018, Breitbart News has entered the top ten publishers on Facebook, ranking alongside CNN, Fox News, the New York Times, and the Washington Post. Breitbart’s ranking as the tenth most engaging publisher on Facebook is the highest rank the site has ever attained, and a jump from number 15 in September.NewsWhip explained its rankings system, stating: “Our rankings come from NewsWhip Analytics. The analysis examines English-language content from publishers, ranked by Facebook likes, shares, and comments to their web content. We do not combine network publishers with their local outlets or other subsidiary domains.” Below is a chart showing … [Read more...] about Breitbart News Ranks in Top 10 Publishers on Facebook for October 2018
THE former editor of China's largest state-run newspaper has jumped 19 floors to her death amid fears she was struggling with the "mental strain" of producing party propaganda. Hu Xin, a well-known figure in the Chinese communist party's strictly-controlled state media industry, died on Tuesday after plunging from the paper's headquarters. According to a colleague, she had suffered from depression and insomnia for more than a decade, Radio Free Asia reported. A fellow journalist, identified only by her surname Zheng, told the broadcaster: "I think she was pretty well-known; maybe this had something to do with her work, or maybe with her family. "It has to be one of the two, right? Depression is very common in the media, because the amount of fakery we have to write gets to us psychologically. "Maybe she felt that she was still a person of conscience. Who knows? It's complicated. She's not the only servant of the state to suffer from depression, either." However, another journalist … [Read more...] about Former editor of China’s largest state newspaper ‘jumps 19 floors to her death due to mental strain of publishing state propaganda’