Phone Hacking Trial: Brooks had no knowledge of husband’s stashed bags – Martin Hickman

4 03 2014

Rebekah and Charlie BrooksDay 62, Part 2: Rebekah Brooks had no knowledge of an attempt by her husband Charlie to hide his bags at the time she was arrested, the Old Bailey heard today. Read the rest of this entry »





Phone Hacking Trial: Tony Blair and Piers Morgan sent supportive messages to Brooks over Dowler story – Martin Hickman

4 03 2014

Brooks and MorganDay 62, Part 1: Rebekah Brooks received messages of support from politicians and journalists, and death threats from the public, in the days after the Milly Dowler story broke, the phone hacking trial heard today. Read the rest of this entry »





Appeasing dictators will not help press freedom – Brian Cathcart

4 03 2014

State Control of PressThe suggestion is occasionally made (see herehere  and here) that Britain should think again about its new Royal Charter on press self-regulation because foreign dictators or authoritarian governments have cited it, or may cite it, as a justification for censorship. Read the rest of this entry »





Inforrm Blog – Happy Two Million Hits

4 03 2014

2 million hitsThe Inforrm blog yesterday reached two million hits –  just over 4 years after our launch.  Once again, we would like to thank all our readers and the many people who have contributed to the success of the blog over this period and particularly the large number of people who have written for the blog over the past 4 years. Read the rest of this entry »