News: Phone Hacking – Commons Committee publishes evidence that “phone hacking was widely discussed” [Updated]

16 08 2011

The House of Commons Culture Media and Sport Committee has today published further correspondence it has received following the evidence session with News International executives on Tuesday 19 July 2011.   These include letters from James Murdoch, Colin Myler, Tom Crone and, most importantly, Harbottle & Lewis, with a detailed document setting out its role in the case and providing considerable additional information.  Read the rest of this entry »





Master of the Rolls’ Privacy Injunction Guidance – Amber Melville-Brown

16 08 2011

One has to think hard now to remember the media furore over so called ‘super injunctions’. It has been eclipsed by the other media-focused story of the day, the demise of the News of the World amid the phone hacking affair. But before the fall of what had been the best read newspaper in the English speaking world, journalists within its ranks would have been as scathing of the super injunction, or the plain old privacy injunction, as was the rest of Fleet Street.  Read the rest of this entry »