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

Media Studies: Cost-cutting and imitation will only get him so far – but that could be quite a long way

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

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Stephen Glover: A tragic case but who is really at fault?

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Stephen Glover: Online gambling that could prove reckless

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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

Media Studies: It seems not to occur to them that the privacy law may not carry consent

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

Media Studies: There is little doubt that some senior colleagues were not distraught to see him go

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

Media studies: Newspaper publishers who are banking on the iPad producing a torrent of new revenue are being over-optimistic

Stephen Glover: Royal spinners have unleashed a monster

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Stephen Glover: This secrecy can hide far greater wrongs

He shouldn't have gone to the law to conceal his mistake - and the law shouldn't have let him
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