The Guardian’s Nick Davies was courageous and correct to expose the practice – but he has crossed the line from reporter to campaigner.
The author and screenwriter Peter Jukes reviews two new exposés on the News of the World scandal.
Former No 10 communications director and News of the World editor is sentenced.
As for hoping that newspapers will repent of their sins and now accept the royal charter that followed the Leveson inquiry, forget it.
The gap between accusation and guilt is not a bug in our criminal justice: it’s a necessary and desirable feature.
The Labour leader says the PM’s decision to employ the former News of the World editor “taints David Cameron’s government”.
The prime minister makes his long-promised apology after his former communications director was found guilty of phone hacking.
The outcome of the phone hacking trial at the Old Bailey.
450,000 words, over 2.5m keystrokes, 12,000 followers and about seven months of coverage later, first-time trial live-tweeter Peter Jukes can finally give his fingers a rest.
The media empire hits back at the select committee report.