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Posted: September 5, 2011 at 4:21 pm

CMS committee to hear evidence from Colin Myler, Tom Crone and others

Former senior News International employees are due to give evidence to the Culture, Media and Sport committee which will be again looking into phone hacking…

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Posted: September 1, 2011 at 3:36 pm

Phone hacking of Bulger killer raises further questions about the police and the “News of the World”

*From INFORRM On Sunday 28 August 2011 the “Sunday Times” reported that Operation Weeting police officers have warned Robert Thompson, one of the killers of…

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Posted: August 26, 2011 at 1:11 pm

The PCC rearranges the deckchairs

by Brian Cathcart It will probably surprise many people -- I wish I could say it surprised me -- to know that the Press Complaints…

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Posted: August 3, 2011 at 6:22 pm

Next stop – a stronger journalism?*

*Piece published on Politics.co.uk It took a huge effort to get a public inquiry with the right terms and powers to the truth. It will…

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Posted: July 8, 2011 at 9:30 am

Phone Hacking and the Closure of the “News of the World”

This post is cross-posted from the INFORRM blog By Brian Cathcart The phone hacking scandal has claimed its latest and greatest victim to date: the…

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Posted: July 7, 2011 at 4:37 pm

News of the World: the paper that died of shame?

By Brian Cathcart Actually, no. The News of the World, now closed after 168 years, didn’t die of shame. It has folded because its owners,…

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