Phone Hacking Trial: Stuart Kuttner an “old school” journalist whose only fault was trusting others, jury told – Martin Hickman

30 05 2014

KuttnerDay 112:  Stuart Kuttner, the News of the World’s managing editor, is an “old school” journalist whose only fault was that he trusted the paper’s staff, his lawyer told the phone hacking trial today. Read the rest of this entry »





Phone Hacking Trial: News of the World exec was “gentleman,” says Sara Payne – Martin Hickman

11 04 2014

Sara-PayneDay 89, Part 2:  The mother of murdered eight-year-old Sarah Payne today paid tribute to two defendants at the phone hacking trial. Read the rest of this entry »





Phone Hacking Trial: Kuttner: I didn’t need to check payments totalling thousands of pounds – Martin Hickman

11 04 2014

Stuart KuttnerDay 88, Part 2: One of Rupert Murdoch’s senior executives did not check payments by the News of the World’s reporters because he trusted them, he told the phone hacking trial today. Read the rest of this entry »





Phone Hacking Trial: Reporter: Coulson knew about MI6 buggings – Martin Hickman

10 04 2014

Clive GoodmanDay 88, Part 1:  Andy Coulson, the News of the World’s then editor, was alleged by a senior journalist to have been part of a criminal plot to receive information covertly obtained from MI6 wire tappings, the phone hacking trial heard today. Read the rest of this entry »





Phone Hacking Trial: News of the World exec: I helped ‘phone hacker’ out of duty – Martin Hickman

9 04 2014

Stuart KuttnerDay 87: A senior News of the World executive lent his personal support to a reporter arrested for phone hacking because he and News International liked to help senior staff in difficulty, he told the Old Bailey today. Read the rest of this entry »





Phone Hacking Trial: Kuttner, I would have told royal reporter to “clear off – Martin Hickman

9 04 2014

Stuart KuttnerDay 86, Part 3: Stuart Kuttner, former managing editor of the News of the World, told a court today that he would have told any reporter asking to bribe police “to clear off.” Read the rest of this entry »





Phone Hacking Trial: Kuttner, I may have spoken to phone hacker – Martin Hickman

8 04 2014

KuttnerDay 86, Part 1:  Stuart Kuttner may have spoken on the phone to the News of the World’s phone hacking specialist Glenn Mulcaire, he told the Old Bailey today. Read the rest of this entry »





Phone Hacking Trial: Brooks relied on Stuart Kuttner to run NOTW’s budget, trial told – Martin Hickman

20 02 2014

Stuart KuttnerDay 55, Part 2: Rebekah Brooks relied upon the News of the World’s managing editor Stuart Kuttner to oversee the paper’s multi-million pound budget, she told the hacking trial this afternoon. Read the rest of this entry »





Phone Hacking Trial: Jury Hears Kuttner Police Interview – Martin Hickman

19 12 2013

Stuart KuttnerDay 31:  One of the News of the World’s most senior executives had not even realised phone hacking was possible before the arrest of the paper’s royal editor seven years ago, the hacking trial heard today. Read the rest of this entry »