Reporting Libel: “Plebgate”, the demand for £200,000 that never was

27 04 2014

The Mail on Sunday today has a MoS Front Pagefront page story with the headline “Plebgate PC: I want £200k for MP’s ‘lies‘”. This is described by the BBC as “the latest twist in this extraordinary saga“.  It is nothing of the sort.  The figure of £200,000 is not the sum being “demanded” by the claimant. Read the rest of this entry »





The Elephant In The Room: New report on UK media ownership

27 04 2014

media-reformOn 24 April 2014, the Media Reform Coalition published its newest report ‘The Elephant In The Room: a survey of media ownership and plurality in the United Kingdom.’ [pdf] Read the rest of this entry »