Who’s that lurking in the bushes outside A and E? It’s the Daily Mail! – Michelle Gribbon

12 12 2014

St-Georges-Hospital-sign-2A photographer working for the Daily Mail turned up at St George’s Hospital in South London on Friday night with a telescopic lens hoping to take pictures of drunk party goers. Read the rest of this entry »





News: Miller v Associated Newspapers, Supreme Court refuses Permission to Appeal, case concludes after six years

4 11 2014

Daily MailThe long running cases of Miller v Associated Newspapers finally concluded on 31 October 2014, more than 6 years after publication of the article complained of, when the Supreme Court dismiissed the Defendant’s application for permission to appeal on the ground that it did not raise a point of law of general importance. Read the rest of this entry »





News: Spanish GP wins libel claim against the Daily Mail, damages of £45,000

6 10 2014

Daily-MailA Spanish GP based in Hastings, Dr Jose Antonio Serrano Garcia, has won his libel action against the Daily Mail based on an April 2012 column by Kelvin MacKenzie.  He was awarded damages of £45,000. Read the rest of this entry »





Is this the best human rights correction ever or the worst? – Adam Wagner

29 09 2014

screen-shot-2014-09-29-at-13-11-53Even by the usual brazen standards of human rights reporting, this correction  which was published today by The Daily Mail stands out: Read the rest of this entry »





“Hello, my name is The Daily Mail, and I twist your words” – Tom Rowland

12 08 2014

dr-kate-granger-620873092Read the excesses of parts of the British Press for long enough and one gets quite hardened to distortions, misreporting and twisting of the truth. Read the rest of this entry »





How Daily Mail Editorial Standards are still Falling Through the Floor – Tom Rowland

18 07 2014

daily-mailI totally disagree with George Clooney about The Daily Mail” the comedian John Cleese tweeted, “They are much, much worse than that.” As has now been widely reported Clooney condemned The Daily Mail after it wrongly claimed that the mother of his Lebanese fiancée objected to their wedding on religious grounds. Read the rest of this entry »





Hacked Off: Rothermere papers commit almost half of all PCC Code breaches in 2014

2 07 2014

pccWith the newspaper industry’s flawed IPSO project – its replacement for the failed PCC – delayed yet again to September 2014 or even ‘Autumn’, the PCC continues discreetly posting summaries of ‘concluded complaints’ on its website. Read the rest of this entry »








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