Law and Media Round Up – 30 April 2012

30 04 2012

It was the week the newspaper proprietors came to Leveson. Predictably, Murdochs Snr and Jnr dominated the media coverage, but John Ryley (head of news, Sky News) Aidan Barclay (Telegraph Media Group) and Evgeny Lebedev (Lebedev Holdings Ltd) also supplied plenty of fresh material for the Leveson correspondents. Natalie Peck reported for Inforrm here. Read the rest of this entry »

Opinion: “Rupert Murdoch and ‘the damn lawyers’” – Martin Moore

30 04 2012

I should have gone there and thrown all the damn lawyers out of the place(Rupert Murdoch, Leveson Inquiry, Thursday 26th April 2012, p.68)

Amongst the many people and organisations Rupert Murdoch lambasted during his two days in the stand at the Leveson Inquiry this week, lawyers and law firms were particularly prominent. Read the rest of this entry »