Phone Hacking Trial: Brooks: I will “break the legs” of anyone poaching my PA, draft autobiography reveals – Martin Hickman

27 03 2014

Brooks and CarterDay 78, Part 2:  Rebekah Brooks joked that she would “break the legs” of anyone poaching her long-serving PA Cheryl Carter, the hacking trial heard today. Read the rest of this entry »





News: Turkish Court overturns Twitter Ban but access remains blocked

27 03 2014

turkey-twitter-erdogan-social-media-ban-courtAs we noted last week, on Thursday 20 March 2014 the Turkish Telecommunications Authority issued orders blocking access to Twitter.  Those orders have now been overturned by the Administrative Court in Ankara. Read the rest of this entry »





Phone Hacking Trial: Brooks’ PA had no idea that police were investigating NOTW phone hacking – Martin Hickman

27 03 2014

Cheryl CarterDay 78, Part 1: Rebekah Brooks’s PA had no idea there was a police investigation into phone hacking at the News of the World until the week the paper closed, the Old Bailey heard today. Read the rest of this entry »





Australia swims against the tide of democratic media reform – Benedetta Brevini

27 03 2014

Malcolm TurnbullThat media ownership rules have been progressively relaxed in many democracies is certainly not news. But that Australia, with one of the most concentrated media markets in the world, is thinking of further deregulation is astonishing.

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