Phone Hacking Trial: News International admin assistant stowed Charlie Brooks’s bag under her desk, court hears – Martin Hickman

4 04 2014

News of the WorldDay 84, Part 2:  A News International administration assistant helped place a bag belonging to Charlie Brooks into two bin bags and stowed the property under her desk at the newspaper group’s HQ for hours while Mr Brooks’s wife Rebekah was under arrest, a court heard today. Read the rest of this entry »





Press Regulation and Political Pressure: the Miller’s Tale – Jonathan Heawood

4 04 2014

Maria MillerWhat moral should we draw from the Miller’s tale? As in Chaucer’s original, this week’s events reveal a tangled web of claim and counter-claim, false identity and even a certain amount of arse-kissing. Read the rest of this entry »





Phone Hacking Trial: Clive Goodman too unwell to continue giving evidence – Martin Hickman

4 04 2014

Clive-GoodmanDay 84, Part 1: Clive Goodman, former royal editor of the News of the World, is still too unwell to continue giving evidence at the phone hacking trial, the jury was told today.

Mr Goodman, who has recently had a heart operation, denies making payments to police officers to obtain copies of three royal phone directories found at his home seven years ago. Read the rest of this entry »





Broadcasting the Oscar Pistorius criminal trial – Dario Milo

4 04 2014

Oscar Pistorius trialIn the past weeks, hundreds of thousands of people around the world have been able to hear and see on television, radio and the Internet the evidence being led in the criminal trial of Oscar Pistorius. Pistorius stands accused of murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine’s morning last year. Read the rest of this entry »