The Trafigura Story: who guards the Guardian? – Nigel Tait

13 10 2011

In the last 3 years the Guardian has published over 200 articles relating to Trafigura, the vast majority of which have referred to the “super-injunction” which the company obtained against the newspaper and to Carter-Ruck’s apparent attempts to gag the reporting of Parliament. Despite this saturation coverage, some questions remain unanswered.

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News: Lord Hunt appointed as new chairman of PCC

13 10 2011

The Press Standards Board of Finance (PressBoF) announced today that Lord David Hunt will be the next chairman of the Press Complaints Commission . He will take up his appointment on 17 October 2011 – next Monday. Read the rest of this entry »

News: “How private is private?” – a speech by Mr Justice Eady

13 10 2011

On 8 October 2011, Mr Justice Eady gave a speech entitled “How private is private?” to the “2011 Young Bar Conference“.   The speech is a characteristically entertaining and informative tour of the privacy landscape, with a little gentle teasing of press and politicians along the way and a firm message about the relationship between parliament and the judiciary.  Read the rest of this entry »