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Posted: September 16, 2011 at 9:33 pm

The Met and the Guardian: Time to define the public interest

by Brian Cathcart Let us try for a moment to see the actions of the Metropolitan Police in relation to apparent leaks of information to…

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Posted: September 14, 2011 at 6:02 pm

Operation Motorman – new investigation shows more than 17,000 requests for information

*From Inforrm Operation Motorman was the 2003 investigation into the illegal trade in personal information by the British Press. Whereas the phone hacking saga has…

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Posted: September 12, 2011 at 2:44 pm

Unanswered questions a ‘PCC Plus’ needs to answer

Roy Greenslade makes a number of valid and helpful points in his proposal to come up with a ‘PCC Plus’. In particular he notes the…

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Posted: September 12, 2011 at 10:52 am

Hacking: a lost detail

by Brian Cathcart One of the minor oddities in all the accumulated evidence about phone hacking is a remark made at the Old Bailey on…

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Posted: September 7, 2011 at 12:41 pm

News: Phone Hacking Select Committee – more evidence from “News of the World” executives

*From Inforrm The House of Commons Select Committee on Culture Media and Sport yesterday heard evidence from four former "News of the World" executives, Jon…

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Posted: September 6, 2011 at 5:18 pm

Crone and Myler: not quite the brash double-act of old

by Brian Cathcart What very different figures Tom Crone and Colin Myler present in September 2011, compared with the chippy, brisk, pushy individuals who confronted…

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