Boris Johnson to hold daily coronavirus press briefings

Boris Johnson will seek to shore up public confidence in the government’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic on Monday by holding the first of what are intended to be daily ministerial press conferences...

How the Guardian is facing the challenges of covering coronavirus | Elisabeth Ribbans

Until two months ago the word “coronavirus” had appeared in the Guardian just 22 times in 20 years, almost exclusively in stories by those covering health and science in the context of Sars...

NFL players union approves agreement that includes pay increases and extra regular season game

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (10) eludes Washington Redskins defensive end Matthew Ioannidis (98).The Washington PostThe National Football League is close to reaching a labor deal with the player's union for the...

It's time to break the silence about Mirror phone hacking | Roy Greenslade

For months, there have been a series of high court hearings about the extraordinary behaviour of editors, journalists and managers who once worked for Mirror Group Newspapers (MGN). Yet the disturbing revelations, which...

Consumers Call for Action on Fake Reviews [Infographic]

Reviews play a key role in determining purchase behavior - but the rise of fake reviews has lead to consumer calls for action.  READ SOURCE

One year on, Lyra McKee's legacy: 'She would be there for you. 100%'

On a cold, grey afternoon in late February, I go with Sara Canning to the Creggan housing estate in Derry, where, almost a year ago on the night of 18 April, 2019, her...

Only in online cesspits do the young want the elderly to sicken and die...

With coronavirus upon us, one thing that probably needs to stop is this strange idea that anyone wants older people to die. That younger folk learn the old are vulnerable and think, “That’s...

BBC chief says TV streaming services ‘squeeze out British culture’

Streaming services like Netflix cannot be relied upon to keep investing in British programming, the BBC’s director general has said, in a stark warning about the consequences of scaling down the corporation. In an...

Kim Wall: Netflix distances itself from documentary after participants claim they didn't consent

Netflix have stalled their plans to release an Australian documentary about Danish murderer Peter Madsen, after multiple people involved said it used footage of two people without their consent, and would re-traumatise and...

Fake news about Covid-19 can be as dangerous as the virus | John Naughton

On 15 February the director-general of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, addressed the Munich Security conference. At that moment, there were 66,000 cases of Covid-19 in China, and only 505...

Secret Oops makes its AR debut on Apple Arcade

Game studio MixedBag is unveiling its Secret Oops augmented reality game today on Apple Arcade. The AR title is the fourth AR game on...

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