Browsing All posts tagged under »Roy Greenslade«

Phone-hacking scandal rumbles on

September 8, 2010


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, […]

Steps forward in libel law reform

February 7, 2010


Most journalists await with anticipation news of libel law reform, and indeed what an incoming Conservative government might think about the current situation. The Sunday Times reported back in November that Lord Lester was drawing up a defamation reform bill to protect free speech and put an end to practices like libel tourism. It is […]

‘Twitter storms’

December 22, 2009


I note with amusement the thoughts of Roy Greenslade on ‘twitter storms‘, in which he appears to be, unusually for him, unsure about the impact of something on the world of media. Greenslade hits the nail on the head with one comment, but then appears to contradict himself in the rest of the piece. “If […]