Neil Davies, the journalist who exposed the phone hacking scandal in the UK has written a book. Here is an extract that discusses News Corp and Rebecca Brooks. This would be a really useful article to quote in your upcoming media exam.
A good example of how social media has changed the way in which news is reported.
The recent incident of the ‘train racist’ typifies how anyone with a phone camera can record and upload an item to YouTube that goes viral and in turn becomes a news item.
Another example of how influential News Corp boss Rupert Murdoch is over political decision making.
A good reference if you answer any media ownership questions in the exam.
Here is a good example of how celebrity stories are fabricated by journalists.
George Cloony explains how three stories were false and the effect this has upon other news organisations.
George Clooney Story
Russell Brand’s show The Trews is a good overview of the news as interpreted through the comedian’s unique view of the world.