Paul Vickers: IPSO architect departs as cracks widen – Brian Cathcart

23 11 2014

IPSOVSPCCThe departure of Paul Vickers from Trinity Mirror is an important development for the press industry, though characteristically the big newspaper groups have chosen not to share the implications with their readers. Read the rest of this entry »





Sun Six Trial: only the Bribery Act made it “quite clear” to Sun journalists they should not pay public officials

22 11 2014

The SunOnly the introduction of the 2010 Bribery Act made it “quite clear” to Sun journalists that they should not pay cash to public officials, The Sun Six trial heard yesterday. Read the rest of this entry »





Sun Six Trial: Surrey Police officer assisted Sun with stories from other sources, jury hears – Martin Hickman

21 11 2014

PoliceSun reporter Jamie Pyatt picked up stories from sources other than a Surrey police officer who was receiving cash payments from the paper, he told The Sun corruption trial today. Read the rest of this entry »





Sun Six Trial: Court hears of Sun’s Yorkshire Ripper stories based on Broadmoor leak – Martin Hickman

21 11 2014

_64723606_64723425An assault on the Yorkshire Ripper in Broadmoor psychiatric hospital would have become public knowledge regardless of a leak to The Sun, reporter Jamie Pyatt told a court yesterday. Read the rest of this entry »





The Dangerous Implications of the “Naked Rambler” Case: On FEMEN Activists and Throwing Paint on Atatürk Statues – Stijn Smet

21 11 2014

Femen PutinOn 28 October 2014, the European Court of Human Rights ruled that the numerous convictions of Mr. Stephen Peter Gough – better known as “the naked rambler” – for insisting on appearing naked in public at all times, did not violate Mr. Gough’s freedom of expression. Read the rest of this entry »





Sun Six Trial: Sun journalist tells acting he was acting responsibly when he paid a police officer for witness statements – Martin Hickman

20 11 2014

The First Editions Of The Sun On Sunday Hit The NewstandsA Sun journalist was behaving responsibly when he paid a police officer for internal police witness statements and photographs, he told The Sun Six trial at Kingston Crown Court today. Read the rest of this entry »





Mazher Mahmood: Silence from Met, CPS and Attorney General as Lord Goldsmith Calls for Re-examination – Whilst Beckham Kidnap Lawyers Call for an Inquiry

20 11 2014

MahmoodA week ago today, BBC finally aired the long awaited Panorama exposure of Sun on Sunday reporter Mazher Mahmood after a battle between lawyers from both camps at the High Court before the judge eventually ruling against Mahmood’s application for injunction to halt the programme. Read the rest of this entry »








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