John Kay, Duncan Larcombe, Fergus Shanahan and Geoff Webster cleared The journalists all faced charges of making unlawful payoffs at the Sun After being acquitted they called for the 'witch hunt' of journalists to end A Metropolitan Police ... Capital Bay, 1 week ago
A victory for freedom: Millions wasted and lives wrecked - all to appease snobs who hate free speech - now jury shows public values freedom of expression over officialdom's silencing
By Richard Pendlebury and Stephen Wright for the Daily Mail For the past two months, Court 16 at the Old Bailey has been given two very different views of the profession of journalism, with a fundamental principle hanging in the balance. ...Capital Bay, 1 week ago
There is no person or organisation that has as much potential power over us as the police. They can arrest us, stop us in the street and search us, fingerprint us and take our DNA. They are allowed to retain some of our personal information on ...BBC, 1 month ago
CPS defends 'incompetent' prosecutions of journalists: 'We must uphold the law without fear or favour'
The Crown Prosecution Service has hit back at criticisms over its decision to subject journalists to expensive trials that are not in the public interest. The CPS last month chose to re-try four Sun journalists accused of making corrupt payments ...Press Gazette, 1 month ago
Four years after Met began investigating journalists: £33.5m spent, 64 arrested and/or charged, four jailed
In January 2011 the Met Police launched what is now reckoned to have become the biggest UK criminal investigation ever, into journalists. It began with the targeting of voicemail interception at the News of the World and expanded to look at ...Press Gazette, 2 months ago
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