independent on sunday
Its last front page was fittingly gloomy.
Journalists including Robert Peston have lamented the "tragedy" of The Independent On Sunday's closure, as the title closes
As much some who live in the post-Leveson era are unkind to the newspapers and pour scorn upon them for bias, sensationalism and selective reporting - they are still worth defending. There is something relaxing about a newspaper in the way that it requires our undivided attention to use properly because when devouring news online we can become distracted by texts, tweets, pop-ups and other modern day nuisances.
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Conversely, whether in print or online, critics with experience, expertise and a sense of responsibility should be championed. Those guiding voices make an essential contribution, with respected critical approbation translating into financial backing for many institutions and projects, and new voices handed a megaphone.
We have heard of the horrendous gang-rape in India. There have been several articles on how it is indicative of a patriarchal society. But this problem is not India's alone; and at least Indian citizens, both male and female, have been outraged enough to protest and demand change from their government - can we say the same?
The Independent on Sunday will not face action over the decision to publish a story about Andy Coulson that contained details
The editor of the Independent on Sunday, John Mullin, has been forced to explain his decision to publish a story about Andy
Most voters are against scrapping the 50p tax rate for top earners - including half of Tory supporters, a poll suggested
After the rumours circulating this week suggested that Rupert Murdoch was planning to launch his Sunday version of the Sun