The Leveson Royal Charter Declaration

LEADING FIGURES ARE SPEAKING OUT – NOW IT’S YOUR TURN PLEASE SIGN THE DECLARATION, DONATE OR SPREAD THE WORD ONLINE Leading figures in literature, arts, science, academia, design, human rights, business and the law have signed the Declaration to send a strong message to press bosses:  embrace the Royal Charter and give the British public a… Read more »

The men behind IPSO, Part 1: Lord Guy Black

A small group of powerful men are behind IPSO, the son-of-PCC that’s designed to dupe the public into thinking the newspaper industry has turned over a new leaf. In the first of a series of articles we look at Guy Black, Baron Black of Brentwood. No individual is more closely associated with the failed and discredited Press… Read more »

Andy Coulson: “I am not a bully”, trial hears

By Martin Hickman Andy Coulson today denied a “bullying culture” took root at the News of the World under his editorship. Giving evidence for a second day at the phone hacking trial, the editor-turned-Downing Street communications director said: “I am not a bully”. He told the court that he often stepped by people’s desks to… Read more »

Andy Coulson had “vague memory” of Glenn Mulcaire’s company, trial hears

By Martin Hickman Andy Coulson had a vague memory of Glenn Mulcaire’s company being mentioned at the News of the World, but thought it was something to do with “finding people” or “surveillance,” he told the phone hacking trial today. Referring to the NoW’s private detective jailed for hacking in 2007, Mr Coulson said: “I didn’t… Read more »