Sun ‘Mobile Phone’ Trial: Man Accused of stealing MP’s phone tells court that Sun journalist offered to pay £10,000 if it led to a story

27 11 2014

Old-BaileyA man standing trial accused of stealing a Labour MP’s mobile phone told a court today that a Sun journalist offered to pay him £10,000 if the text messages on it led to a story. Read the rest of this entry »





Sun Six Trial: There could have been other sources for stories for which public officials were paid, court told – Martin Hickman

27 11 2014

The First Editions Of The Sun On Sunday Hit The NewstandsThere could have been other sources for stories for which police officers and an NHS worker were paid by The Sun, the paper’s former news editor Ben O’Driscoll told a court today. Read the rest of this entry »





News: Plebgate Libel Cases, Judge finds that Andrew Mitchell did call police officers “plebs”

27 11 2014

The Sun Andrew MitchellIn a judgment delivered in slightly over an hour this afternoon Mr Justice Mitting held that Andrew Mitchell MP did tell PC Toby Rowland that police officers were “fucking plebs”. Read the rest of this entry »





Sun Six Trial: Former Sun Executive believed paid Broadmoor worker was a “whistle blower” – Martin Hickman

27 11 2014

Kingston CourtA former Sun executive believed that a Broadmoor worker who received payment for supplying stories to the paper was a “whistle-blower”, he told a court yesterday. Read the rest of this entry »





Case Law, Strasbourg: Matúz v. Hungary, Whisteblower protection for TV journalist – Dirk Voorhoof

27 11 2014

Whistleblower onlineThe recent judgment of the European Court of Human Rights in the case of Matúz v. Hungary again illustrates the need for strict scrutiny to keep up the standards of media freedom and the right of freedom of expression and information in European pluralistic democracies.   Read the rest of this entry »