Tabloids, Killers and the Interests of the Public – James Doleman

21 06 2015

jamesdoleman_Sij34JULast week’s revelations at the trial of Neil Wallis that the now defunct News of the world tasked one of their journalists to become a prison officer so as to gather information on a child-murderer may have shocked many but was no huge surprise to those who have observed the many recent trials relating to alleged corruption in the tabloid press. Read the rest of this entry »





Hackgate – The Met – Red Flags And Red Tops

25 05 2013

15142490_BG1Looking back at the early ‘red flags’ of corruption and the tabloids is instructive. This post will look at warning signs at the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS or MET) in the period, roughly 2000-2005. It’s a convenient timespan as it coincides with three top level rank constants – Read the rest of this entry »