Phone Hacking Trial: Goodman, Coulson kicked desk when I didn’t want to go on Prince Charles US visit – Martin Hickman

15 05 2014

Clive GoodmanDay 104: Andy Coulson kicked a desk when he found out his royal editor did not want to accompany Prince Charles on a visit to the United States, the Old Bailey was told today. Read the rest of this entry »





UK Press Regulation Update: A Very British Fudge – Damian Tambini

15 05 2014

Damian_Tambini_4489-cropped-150x150In the coming weeks the new press regulator IPSO will unveil it’s board and officially launch. We can also expect an announcement about the  Recognition Panel established under the Royal Charter to audit the new system of newspaper self-regulation. Those expecting to finally see the implementation of Leveson’s reforms are likely to be disappointed however, argues Damian Tambini. Read the rest of this entry »





Tweeting about UKIP: political expression and the Cambridge police – Tamsin Allen

15 05 2014

Cambridge NewsVictims of crime in Cambridge might have been surprised to read that two officers from the Cambridgeshire police force recently visited a person who had not committed any crime, at the behest of a political party who did not like what he had tweeted, and asked him to remove his tweet.  Happily, the tweeter in question (@MichaelAbberton) was concerned enough to contact the media, outrage has ensued and Chief Constable of Cambridgeshire has accepted that police attendance was not required.  Read the rest of this entry »





Phone Hacking Trial: Royal Family members hacked almost every day by NOTW – Martin Hickman

15 05 2014

William Harry KateDay 103, Part 2:  Current members of the Royal Family including Prince William were hacked almost every day by the News of the World, the phone hacking trial heard yesterday. Read the rest of this entry »