Phone Hacking Trial: Rebekah Brooks wanted to blame Les Hinton and Colin Myler for phone hacking scandal – Martin Hickman

19 02 2014

Les-HintonNew York Daily News editor Colin MylerDay 54, Part 2:   Rebekah Brooks wanted to blame News International’s former chairman Les Hinton and the News of the World’s editor Colin Myler for the phone hacking scandal, according to a document disclosed today. Read the rest of this entry »





Phone Hacking Trial: Tony Blair ‘privately advised’ Rebekah Brooks on phone hacking scandal, court hears – Martin Hickman

19 02 2014

SOCIAL Newspaper 2Day 54, Part 1: Tony Blair was privately advising Rupert Murdoch’s newspapers on the phone hacking scandal days after learning its best-selling Sunday title, the News of the World, had intercepted the messages of a missing girl, the Old Bailey heard today. Read the rest of this entry »





Hacked Off: How the Telegraph, Mail and Times have helped reduce press freedom in the UK – Evan Harris

19 02 2014

TimesTelegraph GuardianMail GuardianThe organisation Reporters Without Borders produces an annual World Press Freedom Index ranking pretty much every country in the world for the degree of freedom enjoyed by its press. Read the rest of this entry »





News: Sun settles claim by RBoS Shareholders Action Group

19 02 2014

logosun-getcccctyA claim for damages brought by RBoS Shareholders Action Group Limited (“the Action Group”) against News Group Newspapers Limited (as publishers of The Scottish Sun) has been settled with the publication of an apology and the payment of damages and costs. Read the rest of this entry »