Posts Tagged “superinjunctions”

Was Lib Dem MP John Hemming right to name Ryan Giggs as superinjunction footballer?

by Stephen Tall on May 23, 2011

The media can now, openly and legitimately, report the name of the Premiership footballer alleged to have had an affair with a former reality show contestant. That the name ‘Ryan Giggs’ is public is down to Lib Dem MP John Hemming, who ‘outed’ the Manchester United star in the House of Commons this afternoon using […]

Andrew Marr’s hypocrisy (not a trace of schadenfreude here, honest)

by Stephen Tall on April 26, 2011

It’s been one of the worst-kept secrets in the media, and today Andrew Marr finally admitted he was one of the 30 people who’ve taken out a super-injunction to prevent reports of their private life being made public. The BBC interviewer’s legal action dates back to 2008, and has been credited with popularising the use […]