Posts Tagged “phone tapping”

What Lib Dems are saying (or not) about Andy Coulson

by Stephen Tall on September 6, 2010

The official Lib Dem line on Andy Coulson, David Cameron’s director of communications, could not have been clearer prior to the election: this Voice headline from July 2009 gives the flavour – Huhne on Coulson: “either complicit or incompetent”. Yet the party leadership has been noticeably more reticent to comment on the most recent allegations, […]

Daily View 2×2: 7 December 2009

by Stephen Tall on December 7, 2009

Welcome to the 341st day of the year, folks, a day which has witnessed in past years the births of great thinkers like Noam Chomsky and Stan Boardman.
2 Must-Read Blog Posts

What are other Liberal Democrat bloggers saying? Here are two posts that have caught the eye from the Liberal Democrat Blogs aggregator:
Why the Conservatives […]

Huhne on Coulson: "either complicit or incompetent"

by Stephen Tall on July 21, 2009

The BBC reports: Conservative communications chief Andy Coulson has told MPs he did not “condone or use” phone hacking when he was editor of the News of the World. Mr Coulson quit as the editor after a reporter was jailed (…)

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Coulson-gate: your LDV reader, day 2

by Stephen Tall on July 10, 2009

Yesterday on LDV we rounded-up for you the Lib Dem blog-posts covering the scandal engulfing Rupert Murdoch’s News Media Group following the Guardian’s expose of their illegal activities. Day 2 of ‘Coulson-gate’ has seen more desptaches from Lib Dem blogs: (…)

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Huhne on Yates' 'Coulson-gate' statement: "This was a suspiciously quick review"

by Stephen Tall on July 9, 2009

Chris Huhne has responded in lightning quick time to Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissionaire John Yates’ statement ruling out any further police investigation of the Guardian’s claims that the News of the World engaged in serious criminal activities while being edited (…)

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Huhne calls for independent inquiry into newspapers' phone tapping

by Stephen Tall on July 9, 2009

There’s been a lot of ‘shock! horror!’ at this morning’s Guardian revelations by Nick Davies that ‘Rupert Murdoch’s News Group News­papers has paid out more than £1m to settle legal cases that threatened to reveal evidence of his journalists’ repeated (…)

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