The Sun, Rebekah Brooks and a rampage of unethical conduct

07 Apr
Section 40: The Promises

While David Cameron says today that no decision has been made on delivering the crucial Section 40 element of the Leveson reform package, in the past he has promised both explicitly and implicitly that Section 40 would happen. The promises began as long ago as 29 Nov 2012: ‘What is absolutely vital is that we

11 Mar
THE NEWS OF THE WORLD AND THE DANIEL MORGAN MURDER: THE KEY REASON FOR LEVESON TWO

This article originally appeared here in Byline.  It is reproduced here with the author’s consent. By Peter Jukes New information reveals how Rupert Murdoch’s best selling Sunday tabloid was inextricably linked for three decades with Britain’s most investigated murder Last week’s Panorama, Cops, Criminals, Corruption: The Inside Story helped shed some light into the corrupt links between

29 Feb
“Jihadi Junior” and why headlines matter

January press monitoring blog By Michelle Gribbon   First impressions matter. This is why headline writing is a craft assigned to senior journalists or to specialist sub-editors.  It is a responsible job because it can be tricky to summarise the content of an article to a few words whilst retaining accuracy. Headlines entice the reader into buying the newspaper or clicking on a link,