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This week in Press Gazette – Journalism Weekly: Axed editor issued with ‘bizarre’ writ

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In this week’s Press Gazette – Journalism Weekly (CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE)

1 Axed editor issued with ‘bizarre’ writ. A sacked magazine editor has been issued with a “bizarre” writ by his former employers after returning home to find a bailiff on his doorstep.

"You wonder what a charity is doing spending that amount of money to silence a journalist. The whole thing was just bizarre and annoying, but now it has been encapsulated in a high court writ."

3 BBC names ‘digital pioneer new director-general. The BBC Trust has appointed Lord Hall, the chief executive of the Royal Opera House, as its new director-general.

"It’s been a difficult few weeks – but together we’ll get through it. I’m committed to ensuring our news services are the best in the world. I’m committed to making this a place where creative people, the best and the brightest, want to work."

4 Cam, Clegg and Ed want ‘action’, says Hacked Off. All three Party leaders met with representatives of Hacked Off yesterday and reportedly all said they “want to see action in this Parliament and as soon as possible” to regulate the press.

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