Tag Archive for News International

Rupert Murdoch and Alex Salmond

Lord Soley

It should come as no surprise that Rupert Murdoch wants to back Alex Salmond’s independence policy. It’s the same policy that leads him to oppose EU membership. Anything that protects his power and diminishes the power of the regulator is his idea of good governance. Breaking up the United Kingdom weakens all the constituent parts.…

Leveson Inquiry

Lord Soley

Well – I knew there were some pretty dodgy operations going on at News International but I didn’t think the payments to the police and other organisations were as extensive as they apparently are. In the past I was hearing rumours of hacking, dodgy payments and off course, sexual harrassment  at the Sun but I was…

News of the World

Lord Soley

I don’t like the News of the World but I like closing newspapers even less. This is Rupert Murdoch trying to get out of a very deep hole. What about the staff who are suddenly on the dole when no senior person loses their job and the main charges are still unanswered?  There are many…

News of the World and Hacking

Lord Soley

Every time someone says it can’t get any worse – it does! Many of us knew that hacking was more extensive then the press was admitting but you could never prove it. I didn’t think  it would have happened in these horrific murder cases. I would have hoped common human decency would have prevailed. I think…