Former red top editor Rebekah Brooks would regularly turn the air blue with newsroom rants at staff, a court has heard. On trial for an alleged conspiracy to pay public officials for stories, former Sun journalist Chris Pharo claimed that Brooks had … … ranted to a reporter whose proposals for stories she was unhappy with — before […]
Boris Johnson attempted to conceal a third meeting with News International, Political Scrapbook can reveal. After secret contacts with Rupert Murdoch and other senior executives, the failure to declare a lunch with James Murdoch and Rebekah Brooks will inevitably lead to accusations of a systematic cover-up. The “working lunch” to discuss “commercial arrangements” on 20 May 2011 was: Not declared […]
It’s looking increasingly likely that the hacking collective LulzSec, responsible for high-profile attacks on the CIA, SOCA and the Arizona Department of Public Safety over the last few months, will release a slew of private emails taken from News International servers today. We have been monitoring internet back channels associated with LulzSec. While activists hoped data would […]
Back in April, former News of the World features editor Paul McMullan was caught mouthing off about phone hacking by “crack undercover reporter” Hugh Grant. Last week, he was taken to task on Newsnight by Steve Coogan, who described him as “morally bankrupt” and “a risible individual”. Today, it has emerged that the notorious hack […]
Well, they both have red hair.