The Leveson Inquiry, set up in 2011, took a detailed look at some of the shadier, even illegal, practices of the British media. Its creation followed the phone-hacking scandal at the News of the World.


Alex Salmond: my part in his downfall by Alan Cochrane

Journalist Alan Cochrane’s bombastic diaries cover the Scottish independence referendum, starting with the long run up from January 2012. … Read the full post »

Media & PR

Can someone explain yesterday at Leveson to me?

Gordon Brown’s appearance at Leveson yesterday included being questioned about what his staff got up to with undermining other Labour figures, which garnered a response from him that – most charitably – can be described as not widely believed. It also contradicts many other accounts given of his time in office. So – if this … Read the full post »