Tag Archives: Leveson

Thankyou and Goodbye.

It’s been an incredible four years since joining Twitter. I’ve had a very interesting time to say the least. Fun, laughter, intimidation, harassment, tears, bullying and even threats to have my penis cut off  and shoved down my throat. Yes, a … Continue reading

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How my 1999 phone hacking story did or didn’t reach those up the chain of command at The Sun Newspaper.

Here’s what Paul Crosbie, who I met at The Sun newspaper in in 1999 at News International HQ in Wapping, London said after contact with him in 2011. I asked him about  the phone hacking story he wrote and why … Continue reading

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Phone hacking trials : My thoughts

Phone hacking was endemic throughout the whole of Fleet Street from the late 1990’s and I defy anyone to prove me any different. Newspaper journalists became comfortable with breaking the law on a daily basis and set a precedent for … Continue reading

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Hackgate arrests so far…….

The Sun newspaper arrests so far :  Duncan Larcombe – The Sun – Operation Elveden – Charged Ben O’Driscoll – The Sun – Operation Elveden – Charged Virginia Wheeler – The Sun – Operation Elveden – Charged Vince Soodin – … Continue reading

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#Hackgate – Phone hacking victims – ‘publicly’ known so far

List of confirmed victims of News of the World phone hacking made public so far… There’s a lot of very high profiled people on this list. No wonder the News of the World had such amazing scoops…. Tony Adams – Former … Continue reading

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Duffy, holiday cottage arson and computer hacking

I’m glad this was a long time ago……who knows what might have happened if computer hacking laws were around back then ? It was 1983, possibly 1984 and I was 16 years old and either just left school or just … Continue reading

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“When I went just a little too far trying to help” – One for @simonmayo confessions

Please step back in time, 28 years to the summer of 1984 Picture the scene, sheep bleating, sea gulls squarking and the sound of my father in the bathroom shaving……. It was just coming up to 07:56 hrs BST on … Continue reading

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