Phone Hacking Trial: Pornography in bag allegedly stashed in underground car park, trial hears – Martin Hickman

15 01 2014

Rebekah Brooks trial at the Old Bailey continuesDay 40: Pornography was in a bag allegedly stashed in an underground car park as part of a plot to frustrate detectives investigating phone hacking, Charlie Brooks’s lawyer told the phone hacking trial today. Read the rest of this entry »





News: Delfi v Estonia, liability for user comments, applicant seeks referral to Grand Chamber

15 01 2014

DELFI-logo-01The unsuccessful applicant in the case of Delfi SA v Estonia has lodged a request with the European Court of Human Rights that the case be referred to the Grand Chamber. Read the rest of this entry »





It’s 2014 and We’re Still Implementing Leveson Inquiry Recommendations – Damian Tambini

15 01 2014

Damian_Tambini_4489 croppedFormer Sun Editor David Yelland commented recently that Leveson implementation had got ‘nowhere’. But between the howls of disapproval about newspapers’ failure to support a regulator on the Leveson model, campaigners such as Hacked Off have some causes for optimism in that they have won at least some of the key battles to reform press self-regulation. So what is going on in the complex choreography of different stakeholders and how will this game of ‘media governance chess’ play out in 2014? Read the rest of this entry »