Tag: Press Freedom
Global dismay greets grilling of editor by MPs
Questioned by a committee of MPs, the British journalist who disclosed mass surveillance by US and UK spies came under fire. Are international observers right to protest about his treatment?
Palace ‘incandescent’ at intrusive photography
Last week, a French magazine published a series of photos of Princess Kate, taken when she was sunbathing on a private estate. Now the royals have responded with legal action.
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.
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.
British editor denounces enemies of populist press
The Daily Mail's editor electrified the official inquiry into the press yesterday. He condemned phone hacking but attacked what he claimed were attempts to muzzle the free press.