Phone Hacking Trial: Government minister Baroness Warsi gives Coulson glowing reference – Martin Hickman

6 05 2014

baroness-sayeeda-warsiDay 100: A Government minister who attends Cabinet today gave a glowing character reference for a journalist accused of phone hacking. Read the rest of this entry »

News: WorldLII announces expansion of its International Privacy Law Library

6 05 2014

WorldLII_smallThe World Legal Information Institute provides free, independent and non-profit access to worldwide law.  Its International Privacy Law Library contains the largest freely accessible and searchable collection of privacy law materials in the world and has just undergone a major expansion.  Read the rest of this entry »

The State Journalism is in: Edward Snowden and the British Press, Part 2 – Julian Petley  

6 05 2014

Mail SnowdenThe first theme in the press campaign against the Guardian by and on behalf of the Government concerns pure and simple payback for the Guardian’s phone-hacking revelations and the resultant Leveson inquiry.

An early example occurs in a Mail article by Stephen Glover on 21 August 2013, headed ‘That Murky Arrest Troubles Me. But the Guardian’s in Murky Waters Where Those Who Love Their Country Should not Venture’. It concludes thus: Read the rest of this entry »