The Sun – the headline and the apology: compare and contrast

29 Sep
Brooks Newmark, Public Interest and the Editors’ Code – will IPSO act?

On Saturday 27 September 2014, Conservative MP and Minister for Civil Society Brooks Newmark was approached by the Sunday Mirror and was confronted with the fact that he had exchanged “X-rated photos” with an undercover reporter posing as a female party activist. Later the same day Mr Newmark announced that he was resigning from the Government and told the