Phone Hacking Trial: Brooks unable to recall how The Sun established Blunkett story – Martin Hickman

6 03 2014

David-Blunkett-010_0Day 64, Part 2: Rebekah Brooks was unable today to remember how The Sun established the identity of Home Secretary David Blunkett’s lover hours after the News of the World being edited by her close friend Andy Coulson revealed the relationship. Read the rest of this entry »





Phone Hacking Trial: Brooks and Coulson close at time of Dowler story, trial hears – Martin Hickman

6 03 2014

Coulson BrooksDay 64, Part 1:  Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson were so close at the time of the Milly Dowler story that he could trust her with any confidence, she told the phone hacking trial today. Read the rest of this entry »





Bias, bigotry and time for a regulator that honours Leveson’s recommendations – Shenaz Bunglawala

6 03 2014

ENGAGE-Banner-jpg1001We’ve been waiting with bated breath for progress with appointments to the Appointments Panel and the selection of its Chair to kick start the process of inaugurating a new press self-regulator. Read the rest of this entry »





Miranda: A worrying attack on public interest journalism – Eloise Le Santo

6 03 2014

David Miranda testifies before the investigative committee of the US Senate in Brasilia, 9 OctoberOn 20 February 2014 the High Court handed down the eagerly awaited judgment in the case of David Miranda v Secretary of State for the Home Department,  [2014] EWHC 255 (Admin).  The judgment is a disappointing one for journalism. Read the rest of this entry »