Tag: Phone hacking
‘Zayn pain’ as singer takes new direction
Zayn Malik has left One Direction, explaining that he wanted to lead a ‘normal life’ away from media scrutiny. Do celebrities like Malik deserve to be treated with more respect by the press?
Phone-hacking trial reaches dramatic climax
After eight months, a jury has finally announced its verdict on Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson who were both accused of plotting to hack phones in 2011. Has justice now been done?
Prime Minister takes the stand at Leveson Inquiry
David Cameron appeared before a judge yesterday to explain his relationship with a controversial media empire. It was a nervous moment for the British PM.
Parliament delivers stinging verdict on Murdoch
MPs investigating the News of the World phone-hacking scandal have reached an unexpectedly damning verdict: Rupert Murdoch is ‘not a fit person’ to run an international company.
Murdoch empire launches new Sunday Sun
Britain’s best selling paper has run its first ever Sunday edition, finally replacing the scandal-hit News of the World. But does the world really need more mass-market tabloid journalism?
Press freedom in the dock as inquiry begins
Yesterday a panel of high ranking journalists, activists and legal thinkers met to spend up to one year deciding how the UK’s free press should be governed.
Hacked Off, Actually: how Hugh Grant found politics
Hugh Grant has long been a screen idol, but since the phone hacking scandal he's a more political animal. As he meets the Prime Minister, should we be listening too?
Voters ask: who is the real David Cameron?
A week is a long time in politics. It seemed that David Cameron had overcome public distrust of his Etonian and PR background. Now, his 'straight guy' reputation is under fire.
Latest: Gordon Brown ‘hacked’ by the Sunday Times
The media scandal gets worse and worse. With the disclosure that even 'serious' papers have been guilty of criminal breaches, the entire British press is in a full-blown crisis.
Police in dock over phone hacking fury
Police have announced a new investigation into phone hacking at the News of the World. But why did it take them so long to get on the case?
Phone-hacking throws spotlight on Murdoch
Ex-PM Gordon Brown joins those who suspect their phones have been tapped. Andy Coulson may have resigned, but the story continues to grow.