Phone Hacking Trial: Andy Coulson said Sienna Miller hacked message “brilliant”, trial hears – Martin Hickman

28 01 2014

Sienna-Miller-012Day 47: Phone hacking supergrass Dan Evans played a recording of a hacked message to Andy Coulson while he was editing the News of the World, the Old Bailey heard today. Evans told the phone hacking trial that after he heard Sienna Miller declaring her love to James Bond actor Daniel Craig, Mr Coulson was “really animated”. Read the rest of this entry »





Anti-Semitism and Freedom of Expression: a balance must still be struck – Dirk Voorhoof and Hugh Tomlinson

28 01 2014

berlin-holocaust-memorial-500x312On 23 January 2014 the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Nils Muižnieks, published a comment entitled “Europe still haunted by antisemitism”.  In it he expresses concern about the growth of antisemitism in Europe. Read the rest of this entry »





ICO consultation on data protection guidance for the media

28 01 2014

ico_blue_flex_logoThe Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has begun a public consultation on draft guidance on data protection and the media, developed in response to a recommendation by Lord Justice Leveson. Read the rest of this entry »





IPSO: Big newspapers’ regulator project is already off the rails – Brian Cathcart

28 01 2014

IPSO Designed by PressBOFWork has begun on IPSO, the son-of-PCC that the big newspaper companies hope will fool the public into thinking they take self-regulation seriously.  Already, the cynicism and dishonesty of the operation is becoming apparent: Read the rest of this entry »