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Jun 8, 2016

Today's Media Stories From The Papers - June 8, 2016: The Guardian | UK | Media | Media Briefing.

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Top story on MediaGuardian

John Whittingdale defends BBC plans after MPs voice concerns
Culture secretary also tells Commons committee he is still considering a ‘number of options’ for Channel 4

More on MediaGuardian

BBC says controversial Wimbledon 2day will not return
Corporation reverts to ‘traditional’ Today at Wimbledon with Clare Balding after dropping revamp featuring live audience

Today’s headlines

The Guardian
HBO’s John Oliver wipes out $15m of bills for medical treatment. P3
BBC confirms Wimbledon 2day will not return. P6
Former Radio 1 DJ Chris Denning faces sex offence charges. P12
Guy Hands sues Citibank again over botched EMI buyout. P26
Marjerine or marg-arine? How the BBC taught us to talk proper. G2 P2
Daily Telegraph
Shy internet users are shunning Facebook for WhatsApp and Telegram. P2
Former Radio 1 DJ Chris Denning faces sex offence charges. P2
BBC axes ‘inane’ Wimbledon 2day. P12
Noel Edmonds blames cancer sufferer’s ill health on ‘negative attitude’. P15
Editorial: BBC is right to return to traditional Wimbledon formula. P19
Obituary: Canal Plus founder André Rousselet. P29
Guy Hands sues Citibank again over botched EMI buyout. Business P1
US ad agencies under fire over ‘hidden kickbacks’. Business P5
Liberty Global, WPP and Sky top of the UK media industry, says Deloitte. Business P8
Financial Times
US ad agencies accused of accepting hidden rebates. P16
Guy Hands sues Citibank again over botched EMI buyout. P18
The TimesOlder women are new vlogging stars. P3
Viacom court battle over Sumner Redstone health continues. P40
Guy Hands claims £1.5bn damages over EMI sale deal. P42
Obituary: Alan Devereux. P55
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Angelina Jolie to guest edit Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour. P3
Top Gear gets off to slow start in US. P17
Jack Dee to front BBC2 referendum panel show and Channel 4 satire. P22-23
Wall Street Journal
Vivendi to buy out Gameloft founders. B3
Interview with YouTube chief executive Susan Wojcicki. B5
Verizon set to bid for Yahoo’s core internet assets. B6
Daily MailNoel Edmonds blames cancer sufferer’s ill health on ‘negative attitude’. P13
BBC suggests England fans risk offending Muslims if they wear crusader outfits at Euro 2016. P14
Sarah Vine on Chris Evans’ Top Gear. P17
Interview with BrandCap chief Rita Clifton, who criticised Sir Martin Sorrell’s pay. P63
Daily Express
Dad’s Army creator reveals how it got its title. P19
The Sun
Top Gear hits the skids in the US. P11
BBC confirms Wimbledon 2day will not return. P33
Daily MirrorTop Gear’s ratings in the US plummet despite Matt LeBlanc. P3
BBC has scrapped revamped Wimbledon highlights show. P3
Jonathan Ross’s ITV chatshow to take a break next year. P23
Daily StarTop Gear gets off to slow start in US. P3
Holly Willoughby ‘helped crash victim’. P3
Former Radio 1 DJ Chris Denning faces sex offence charges. P8
Geordie Shore banned from filming in Magaluf. P16
Noel Edmonds blames cancer sufferer’s ill health on ‘negative attitude’. P17
Big Brother launches. P19

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