Sun Six Trial: Jury urged to put aside moral reservations about false expenses claims – Martin Hickman

19 12 2014

Dudman SunGraham Dudman was “diametrically opposed” to paying the routine payment of cash to sources while he was managing editor of the Sun, the paper’s corruption trial heard today. Read the rest of this entry »





Sun Six Trial: Making up expenses claims “was a completely common practice” Sun’s former managing editor tells court – Martin Hickman

3 12 2014

DudmanThe Sun’s former managing editor made up his expenses, he told the Sun Six trial yesterday.  Graham Dudman said that when he claimed on his expenses for meals with police contacts he was actually having Chinese takeaways or curries with his family at his home town of Brentwood in Essex. Read the rest of this entry »





Sun Six Trial: Sun Executive in charge of cash for sources did not know how often payments made to public officials – Martin Hickman

2 12 2014

Graham DudmanThe Sun executive in charge of doling out cash to reporters for their sources today said he did not know how often payments were made to public officials. Giving evidence at The Sun Six trial, Mr Dudman told the court that on rare occasions The Sun did pay officials for information but said he did not know how much cash went to them, saying: “I don’t have the paperwork.” Read the rest of this entry »





Sun Six Trial: Sun’s Former Managing Editor tells court that over-claiming expenses was “industry wide culture” – Martin Hickman

1 12 2014

moneyNational newspaper reporters routinely fiddled their expenses for years, Graham Dudman, the managing editor of the Sun, told a trial today. Read the rest of this entry »