Stephen Glover: Is Richard Desmond Murdoch's true heir?

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Stephen Glover: What's the secret scoop merchant Peston?

Robert Peston, the BBC's business editor, is a member of the board of the Media Standards Trust, an organisation committed to "quality, transparency and accountability in news". I wonder what it has to say about Mr Peston's apparent reliance on a close friend for a series of scoops that may serve the best interests of that friend – Will Lewis, group general manager at Rupert Murdoch's News International, and a former editor of The Daily Telegraph.

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Stephen Glover: This drama is no cause for celebration

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Stephen Glover: One rule for print, another for online

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Stephen Glover: The Guardian can't feed this many mouths

Media Studies: Alan Rusbridger has garnered more commercial power than he is qualified to wield

Stephen Glover: A decline in ads that's put the heat back on

Media Studies: If the advertising downturn goes on for long I fear some newspapers are in for a further battering

Stephen Glover: Judges need to wake up to the 21st century

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Stephen Glover: I'll miss the sage of Essex, now he's gone

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Stephen Glover: Can newspaper 'apps' ever make a profit?

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Stephen Glover: Royal spinners have unleashed a monster

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Stephen Glover: This secrecy can hide far greater wrongs

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