The Guardian reports that former Sunday Express editor Sue Douglas and ITV executive Rupert Howell plan to launch a new Sunday tabloid that would be a "reincarnation of the News of the World." They are reportedly in talks with investors.
Blottr, a hyperlocal citizen journalist platform, has just launched a Facebook app which will allow them to more easily share news, according to The Next Web. Users will also be able to add new content to Blottr from Facebook, the article said.
The phone-hacking scandal hits the States: The Daily Beast reports that lawyer Mark Lewis, who filed lawsuits on behalf of UK hacking victims in the News of the World scandal, plans to sue Rupert Murdoch's News Corp in the name of three clients who claim to have been hacked in the US, one of whom is a US citizen.
PressGazette reported that two prominent regional newspapers, the Yorkshire Post and Yorkshire Evening Post, have combined their editorial staffs, which will lead to restructuring of positions and possible redundancies.
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