Fleet Street Blues settles with PR firm over Tulisa story

The website shut down in March after PR firm Hackford Jones took libel action.

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Tulisa Contostavlos performing with N-Dubz. Photo: Getty Images

 

The journalism blog Fleet Street Blues appears to be back online after reaching a settlement with PR firm Hackford Jones over a story claiming the PR agency lied to the press over allegations pop singer Tulisa appeared in an internet sex tape.

Press Gazette revealed how the website went offline in March after Hackford Jones took libel action over the article headlined "Tulisa's sextape and the ethics of PR".

Hackford Jones founder Simon Jones said this morning: “We have reached a settlement with Fleet Street Blues and they have re-opened the site and posted an apology last night.”

Read more at the Press Gazette