Phone Hacking Trial: Going on holiday in June? Think again, judge tells hacking jury – Martin Hickman

8 04 2014

holidaysDay 86, Part 2: The phone hacking trial is so far behind schedule the jurors were told today they may have to cancel holidays in June.

The case, which began in October but has been dogged by delays, was originally scheduled to finish this month. Read the rest of this entry »





Phone Hacking Trial: Kuttner, I may have spoken to phone hacker – Martin Hickman

8 04 2014

KuttnerDay 86, Part 1:  Stuart Kuttner may have spoken on the phone to the News of the World’s phone hacking specialist Glenn Mulcaire, he told the Old Bailey today. Read the rest of this entry »





Keeping politicians, including Maria Miller, out of press regulation – Brian Cathcart

8 04 2014

Maria MillerThe affair of Maria Miller’s expenses has given rise to a lot of humbug, much of it thoughtfully addressed here. But at least one further bit of humbug remains, and it relates to those remarks made by Mrs Miller’s special adviser in December 2012 in conversation with a Telegraph reporter investigating the minister’s expenses. The Times relates this as follows: Read the rest of this entry »





Media Standards Trust Response to PCC Defence of IPSO

8 04 2014

media-standards-trustThe Media Standards Trust has submitted a response [pdf] to the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee to the defence by the Press Complaints Commission (“the PCC”) of the “Independent Press Standards Organisation” (“IPSO”). Read the rest of this entry »