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British newspapers agree to regulator

The editors agreed to the establishment of an independent newspaper regulator, but stopped short of accepting Leveson's recommendation for a new law that would allow state-sanctioned oversight on media.

Erik Izraelewicz, editorial director of Le Monde, dies at 58

Izraelewicz was overseeing the production of the paper when he was said to have felt unwell before suffering a heart attack.

Brazil: Journalist shot to death in front of home

Carvalho, 52, who owned and edited website Ultima Hora News, had been receiving death threats since last year.

BBC begins disciplinary action on flawed Newsnight report

A BBC report written by the company's Scotland director, Ken MacQuarrie, said "basic editorial checks were not completed."

Greek journalist Kostas Vaxevanis arrested for releasing 'Lagarde List' of Swiss account holders

Vaxevanis, who has been charged with breach of privacy, said the list he published is the same one that was given by the then French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde to her Greek counterpart, Giorgios Papakonstantinou.

China: Wen Jiabao's family refute 'untrue reports' in New York Times

The newspaper says it stands by its claim that the Chinese premier's relatives have amassed a billion-dollar fortune.

16th Somali journalist killed this year

The 25-year- old reporter for the London-based Universal TV was shot by assailants three times in the head around 9 pm Tuesday in the northern region of Somaliland.

BBC sex abuse investigation spreads to New York Times CEO Mark Thompson

New questions are being asked about how much former BBC head Mark Thompson knew about Jimmy Savile, who is accused of molesting as many as 300 young victims.

BBC is investigating sex abuses claims, says "cultural problem" allowed host Jimmy Savile to molest children

“Supposing I had gone to the police or to the BBC, what would have happened? The answer is nothing would have happened."

Print media: Is it globally doomed?

Two countries in which newspapers have actually seen an increase in popularity are Brazil and India.
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