Would the paisley pyjamas sting stand up in court? – Nicholas Robin

8 10 2014

brooks-newmark-mirror-frontpageThe Sunday Mirror’s use of a fake Twitter account to trick an MP into sending ‘selfies’ of himself in bed has raised renewed questions about whether journalists are justified in using entrapment in the public interest. The paper’s editor, Alison Phillips, has strongly defended the sting as being in the public interest. Read the rest of this entry »