Tag Archives: News of the World

Why we don’t need a public enquiry for the NOTW

David Cameron has set up a public enquiry into the News of the World phone hacking scandal.  Millions of pounds of taxpayers’ money will be spent on “learning from our mistakes to make sure we don’t repeat them in the … Continue reading

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This is about more than the death of a newspaper

I’m already completely bored of the way the BBC and print media pour over the minutiae of the News of the World scandal like scavengers around a corpse.  The media pack has almost picked dry the carcass of that once … Continue reading

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Superinjunctions and the nearly omniscient secular state

In the age of the superinjunction many public figures are seeking a way to control the press.  The presenting legal issue is personal privacy.  Famous people don’t want their dirty washing hung out for all to see. We might have … Continue reading

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Jordan and Pete, Gen X again

It’s hard to escape the news this week that Jordon and Pete Andre have split up. Apparently Pete has had enough of the way Jordan treats him. When they first met, Pete was confident and funny and today he’s angry … Continue reading

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