Phone Hacking Trial: NoW paid glamour model up to £10,000 for information on celebrities, court hears – Martin Hickman

13 11 2013

Lorna HoganDay 13:  A glamour model was paid thousands of pounds a time by the News of the World to pass on information about celebrities she met in London nightclubs, the phone hacking trial heard today. Lorna Hogan, who had a two-month relationship with the reality TV star Calum Best, agreed she received sums of up to £10,000 for supplying the Sunday tabloid with ”gossip and information” about high-profile people. Read the rest of this entry »





Another weary myth: ‘300 years of press freedom’ – Brian Cathcart

13 11 2013

Press-FreedomIt’s almost a mantra now for the few people still resisting the modest and cautious reforms embodied in the Royal Charter: they keep saying that three centuries of press freedom in this country are under threat. Here is that claim in the Mirror, the Express, the Spectator and the Sun. Read the rest of this entry »





Google go down in Paris: how did it come to this? – Dominic Crossley

13 11 2013

Google-logoLet’s get the declarations out of the way from the outset.  I act for Max Mosley and acted for him in his successful case against the News of the World in 2008. Furthermore I have worked with him across a huge number of jurisdictions to address online publications of the images taken from the News of the World website and immediately disseminated across the world.  Read the rest of this entry »