Month: April 2015

Murdoch’s papers defenders of media freedom? Don’t make me laugh

The hypocrisy and double standards from Murdoch and News Corp on media freedom and protection of sources is truly breathtaking.

Sun journalists are rightly celebrating ┬áthe collapse of cases against them brought by Operation Elveden. The paper was quite correct to say the journalists should never have been pursued for doing their jobs and that the prosecutions represented a threat to media freedom by creating a chilling effect deterring sources from blowing the whistle on issues of public interest. (more…)