Tag Archives: The Sun (United Kingdom)

Rebekah Brooks’s return: a poisoned chalice or a burning throne?

Some commentators view Rebekah Brooks’ return as CEO of News UK as a success.[1] She has returned from New York, where she had moved after her acquittal of phone hacking charges. In New York, she worked on digital opportunities as … Continue reading

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Andrew Mitchell’s bureaucratic lesson

Andrew Mitchell lost his libel case.[1] The court decided that on the balance of probabilities what PC Toby Rowland wrote down was what Andrew Mitchell said. Andrew Mitchell has learned a bureaucratic lesson: What is written down is what happened. … Continue reading

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Who needs the Stasi when you have the Fake Sheik?

In Peter Jukes’s book, Beyond Contempt, he explains that during the Milly Dowler investigation, NOTW reporters made enquiries on behalf of the police. On the surface, the police and press can work in the public interest. The police need to … Continue reading

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