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Tag: murdoch

Freedom of speech: Are we still ‘Charlie’ ?

By Drew Campbell Last month’s massacre of 11 journalists in their shabby Parisian workplace sparked what may be the most spontaneous, unmediated social media response...

Murdoch, the pursuit of Alex Salmond and the forgotten accusations

  By Bob Duncan and G.A.Ponsonby  “Politicians of Devolved government” have been exempted by Lord Leveson from the UK pattern of “too close” relationships...

Brown claims telephone records prove Murdoch ‘make war’ testimony false

By Bob Duncan  Confidential telephone records released by the cabinet office appear to back up former PM Gordon Brown's claim that the abusive “declaration of...

Observer newspaper accessed my bank account claims Salmond

By a Newsnet reporter  First Minister Alex Salmond has told the Leveson inquiry of his fears that his bank account was accessed illegally by...

Miliband admits not raising phone hacking with Murdoch at private party

By Bob Duncan Labour Leader Ed Miliband has admitted meeting Rupert Murdoch at a private party last summer but failing to raise the issue of...

Jeremy Hunt admits sending texts to the Murdochs during BSkyB bid

By Andrew Barr  It has been confirmed that UK Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt was in direct contact with James Murdoch on the day he...

Pressure mounts on Cameron over Hunt’s role in Murdoch’s BSkyB bid

By a Newsnet reporter Evidence presented at the Levenson Inquiry on Thursday revealed that Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt had lobbied PM David Cameron in...

Rebekah Brooks charged with perverting the course of justice

By a Newsnet reporter Rebekah Brooks, formerly head of the Murdoch empire's operations in the UK, has been charged with three counts of perverting...

Labour failed to act on press but no Murdoch deal says...

By a Newsnet reporter Tony Blair's former spin doctor Alastair Campbell has denied that the former Labour Prime Minister's office negotiated any deal with media...

Has the Herald’s Iain MacWhirter peaked?

By G.A.Ponsonby  Respected by Unionists and Nationalists alike, Iain MacWhirter’s views on Scottish politics are read and devoured by those of us looking for...