Phone Hacking Trial: Clive Goodman lied to newspaper execs about paying police officers – Martin Hickman

17 03 2014

Clive-GoodmanDay 70, Part 2:  Clive Goodman lied to newspaper executives that he was paying police officers so that his stories were published and his contacts were paid more promptly, he said today. Read the rest of this entry »





Phone Hacking Trial: Clive Goodman received royal phone books from fellow journalists – Martin Hickman

17 03 2014

Clive GoodmanDay 70, Part 1: Clive Goodman received three royal phone directories from fellow journalists, he told the phone hacking trial today.  Mr Goodman, the News of the World’s former royal editor, said that one of the sources for which he arranged cash payments was a freelancer, while the other was a newspaper executive. Read the rest of this entry »





Another Propaganda Exercise: How the World’s Top Editors Have Colluded in a British Press Deceit – Steven Barnett

17 03 2014

WAN-IFRAWhat a golden opportunity there was for the world’s newspaper editors to put the record straight on press regulation in Britain. Their industry umbrella group the World Association of Newspapers sent a delegation to the UK because, they said, they were concerned about “threats to press freedom”. Read the rest of this entry »





Law and Media Round Up – 17 March 2014

17 03 2014

New Round UpLast week was Week 17 of the Phone Hacking Trial.  Once again, the jury only heard evidence for four days – the court did not sit on Friday because of juror illness Rebekah Brooks continued her evidence on Monday (Day 65) and Tuesday (Day 66), completing her thirteen days in the witness box on Wednesday (Day 67).  Read the rest of this entry »