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Jul 26, 2016

The Guardian | UK | Media | Media Briefing - July 26, 2016: Today's Media Stories From The Papers

Kelvin MacKenzie’s pursuit of Channel 4 News is ‘beyond belief’, says Tim Farron
Lib Dem leader says Sun columnist is guilty of ‘self-promotion’ after he threatened to complain to Ofcom about Fatima Manji

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John Humphrys says he’s ‘over-friendly’ – and misses top slot in Radio Times poll
‘Rottweiler of Radio 4’ comes second to in readers’ ballot after Eddie Mair, with Kirsty Young topping women’s list of nation’s favourite voices

Today’s headlines

The GuardianTurkey to arrest 42 journalists in latest crackdown. P19
Yahoo gives up the search as it’s sold to Verizon. P22
Why is TV obsessed with the past? G2 P10-11
Hadley Freeman: The tabloid press is like the worst kind of nosy neighbour. Jennifer Aniston’s uterus is none of their business. G2 P15
Daily TelegraphOfcom to reject calls to force BT to sell off its broadband division. P1
Eddie Mair and Kirsty Young’s Scottish tones voted best in radio. P9
Dominic West: Being sent to Eton like losing my parents. P9
Financial TimesDotcom star Yahoo eclipsed as Verizon agrees $4.8bn cash deal. P1,4
Yahoo and AOL unite as digital ‘third force’. P17
The TimesRadio listeners prefer comfortable brogues. P13
Dominic West: Being sent to Eton like losing my parents. P19
Journalists held in Turkey crackdown. P30
Guardian endowment loses £90m in a year. P36
BT offers concessions to keep Openreach. P39
iKelvin MacKenzie set to complain to Ofcom over hijab. P2, P19
Nigel Farage says no to I’m a Celebrity. P3
Kirsty Young and Eddie Mair have most inviting radio voices. P19
Verizon to take on media giants with Yahoo purchase. P41
Wall Street JournalYahoo buy will boost Verizon’s strategy. A1, A2
Tech behemoths boast an edge in music streaming. B1
Daily MailGuardian ‘set to post £173m loss’. P10
Kirsty Young’s Scottish tones voted best in radio. P30
The great BT retreat over Openreach. P65
Verizon to snap up Yahoo for £3.7bn. P67
Daily ExpressOutnumbered child stars pictured together. P13
Richard Wilson to resurrect Victor Meldrew at Edinburgh Fringe. P17
Warning: too much TV can kill you. P22
The SunTom Daley wants to appear on The Great British Bake Off. P3
Turkey issues arrest warrants for 42 journalists with alleged links to military coup. P2
Child stars of sitcom Outnumbered pictured together. P15
Could Tom Hiddleston be in next series of Sherlock? P24
Samantha Fox to appear in Celebrity Big Brother house with big money offer. P31
Verizon agrees to buy Yahoo for $4.83bn. P37
Daily MirrorOutnumbered child stars pictured together. P3
Interview with EastEnders star Leslie Grantham. P17
Doctor Who films in Valencia. P21
Sandi Toksvig begins new role as host on QI. P21
Return of Robot Wars saw viewing figures peak at 2.4 million. P21
30-year mystery solved on prime crime television. P23
Yahoo name could disappear after being sold. P41
Daily StarBenedict Cumberbatch reveals next Sherlock series will be darkest. P3
Eamonn Holmes lets slip he is going into Celebrity Big Brother house. P£
Kids TV series Odd Bods to spawn toy spin-off of the decade. P22

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