Tag Archives: Andy Coulson

Adding insult to injury


The decision to award Andy Coulson a custodial sentence for his crimes and misdemeanours is hardly one that his old employer would argue with if they had an ounce of integrity. The News of the World and other News International papers … Continue reading

Posted in Journalism, Justice Issues | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Sentences I don’t understand


The value of custodial sentences for Andy Coulson and his fellow conspirators is surely questionable. As a society that locks up far more people than most of our neighbours his punishment is something that is hard to justify in terms of the best … Continue reading

Posted in Journalism, Justice Issues, Phone Hacking, Policing, UK Riots in August 2011 | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Best is simply not good enough!


It is incredibly disappointing that the new Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport has so quickly sent out a message that the reforms of the Press following Levenson have gone as far as they need to. This is a … Continue reading

Posted in Journalism, Parliament and Democracy | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The compromise in British Policing


It seems clear that one of the reasons why Neil Wallis was appointed as advisor to the Metropolitan Police was that he was close to Andy Coulson who was then Advisor to David Cameron and seemed destined to move with … Continue reading

Posted in Phone Hacking, Policing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment