Revenge Porn: It’s criminal … except when it makes a good front page – Joan Smith

19 10 2014

The First Editions Of The Sun On Sunday Hit The NewstandsAt the beginning of October, The Sun launched a campaign against what has become known as ‘revenge porn’. A number of famous people have been victims of the practice, which consists of a former partner publishing intimate material without their ex’s permission. Read the rest of this entry »





Brooks Newmark, Public Interest and the Editors’ Code – will IPSO act?

28 09 2014

Sunday MirrorOn Saturday 27 September 2014, Conservative MP and Minister for Civil Society Brooks Newmark was approached by the Sunday Mirror and was confronted with the fact that he had exchanged “X-rated photos” with an undercover reporter posing as a female party activist. Later the same day Mr Newmark announced that he was resigning from the Government and told the BBC he had been a “complete fool” and that he had “no-one to blame” but himself. Read the rest of this entry »