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Phone-hacking scandal rumbles on

September 8, 2010

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The Andy Coulson phone-hacking scandal just refuses to go away. The prime minister’s director of communications had hoped to pour water on the story by agreeing to meet police over allegations that he was aware of phone-tapping during his time as editor of the News of the World. Yet the story refuses to go away, […]

Tory bloggers

November 29, 2009

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An illuminating discussion with the Mirror’s Kevin Maguire last week, during which he referred to how the blogging world has become dominated by right-wingers. He attributed this to the fact that the internet in general, and the act of blogging in particular, has grown-up at a time when a supposedly left-wing Labour government is in […]

The Dark Side of Journalism

July 10, 2009

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It comes as a shock to nobody that the News of the World is in hot water over an alleged phone hacking operation. Such activities on behalf of the paper were exposed more than two years ago when editor Andy Coulson was forced to resign after the paper’s royal editor Clive Goodman was sent to […]