Media

Pioneer journalist's 'delight' at OBE

By Josh Jackman, June 20, 2012

Felicity Green has expressed her delight at being honoured with the “remarkable” award of an OBE for services to journalism.

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Stephen Grabiner joins Times board of directors

By Jennifer Lipman, June 15, 2012

Stephen Grabiner, the former media chief of Apax Partners, is to join the board of directors of the Times Newspapers.

Mr Grabiner, who was head of media operations at the private equity investors for 11 years, is the first director to have been named since James Murdoch left the company last September.

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Over to basketball correspondent Gilad Shalit

By Jennifer Lipman, June 13, 2012

It is any basketball fan's dream – to write a column about the sport's winners and losers for a national newspaper.

But for Gilad Shalit, it will also mark his first professional role after nearly six years as a prisoner of Hamas terrorists.

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Vogue editor turns to fiction

By Francesca Segal, June 8, 2012

Jubilee fever is showing no signs of fading. Along with last weekend’s Big One, there are several notable anniversaries in 2012. There is even another queen celebrating: the beloved ruler of British fashion, Alexandra Shulman, has now been editor of Vogue for 20 years, during which time she has increased its readership to well over a million.

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Bat Mitzvah nose jobs - according to the Daily Mail

By Jessica Elgot, June 8, 2012

Apparently my nose is newsworthy this morning. As a woman with a natural "Jewish" nose, I am pleased to report, I am part of a new phenomenon.

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On the air with Topol and Golda

By Michael Freedland, June 6, 2012

The old expression has it that it's a hard life being a Jew. That being so, try running a Jewish radio programme. Manchester's Jews are discovering this with the threatened closure of their 20-year-old show: Jewish Hour.

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Money saving expert Martin Lewis sells website for £87 million

By Marcus Dysch, June 1, 2012

Consumer expert and JC columnist Martin Lewis has sold his popular money saving website for a staggering £87 million.

Mr Lewis set up moneysavingexpert.com for just £100 in 2003 and has agreed a deal with the Moneysupermarket brand.

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New Statesman goes to the shtetl

By Simon Rocker, May 24, 2012

The left-wing New Statesman magazine put a kippah on the cover this week for a 72-page special issue on British Jewry, which was due to go on sale yesterday.

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PCC backs Guardian over Jerusalem

By Marcus Dysch, May 24, 2012

The Press Complaints Commission has backed the Guardian after the newspaper refused to acknowledge Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

A picture of passengers on the city’s light railway observing a minute’s silence during the country’s Holocaust Memorial Day appeared in the Guardian’s centre pages, and on its website, last month.

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Guardian pulls 'ghetto wall' letter

By Jessica Elgot, April 19, 2012

A letter which suggested Jewish identity was defined by "the ghetto wall" has been pulled from the Guardian's website after complaints.

The letter, written by Guardian reader Niels Engelsted, claimed that Israel was building the security barrier along the West Bank border as "protective wall building", creating conditions akin to living in a ghetto.

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