Phone Hacking Trial: Prosecutors to announce whether Coulson will face Re-trial – Martin Hickman

25 06 2014

Phone hacking claimsProsecutors will announce within days whether Andy Coulson will face a re-trial on charges he and former News of the World colleague Clive Goodman paid cash bribes to police officers guarding the Royal Family, the Old Bailey was told today. Read the rest of this entry »

Hacking trial was just round one in the fight to rescue journalism – Steven Barnett

25 06 2014

???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????This is a defining moment for British journalism. Not because of the phone hacking verdicts, which frankly told us little more than the trial had already revealed.

In October 2013, three senior News of the World news editors – Neville Thurlbeck, Greg Miskiw and James Weatherup – pleaded guilty to phone hacking. Read the rest of this entry »