A government is at its most effective when it can say, legitimately, that its work is aligned with the national interest. That’s the lesson I took from my time working for the former U.K. prime minister David Cameron as his director of communications. Show More Summary
The publisher of GQ magazine has been found guilty of contempt of court over a “very seriously prejudicial” article about the phone-hacking trial of Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson. Condé Nast, the US publisher behind the magazine, was accused of publishing an article last year that could have “seriously impeded or prejudiced” the Old Bailey trial. Show More Summary
It's been a while since this blog last acquainted itself Tommy Sheridan, but the acquittal of the Andy Coulson at his perjury trial also means re-dredging his spurious allegations regarding one of the saddest periods in Scottish radical history. Show More Summary
Andy Coulson was cleared of perjury. A judge said the alleged lies he told under oath were not relevant to the trial.
Those who will be spared prosecution over allegations that they paid officials for information include Andy Coulson, a former editor of The News of the World.
LONDON — Authorities in the U.S. have announced they will not be charging News Corp or 21st Century Fox in relation to phone hacking or payments to public officials See also: Phone-hacking editor Andy Coulson out of prison after 5 months The...Show More Summary
Coulson, who was found guilty of conspiracy to hack personal voicemails, was released today after serving less than five months of his 18-month sentence.
LONDON — The former News of the World Editor who was jailed for conspiracy to hack the phones of crime victims, politicians and celebrities has been released from prison after serving five months of an 18 month sentence Andy CoulsonShow More Summary
Steve Coogan says he was subject of a 'sociopathic sting' by then News of the World editor Andy Coulson Glenn Mulcaire's notes contain details of Coogan's girlfriends, his bank account number, his bank transactions and his pin number Elle Macpherson's accused adviser she blamed for press leaks of being an alcoholic. Show More Summary
Adding to the legal tangle spreading from the phone hacking scandal, Mr. Coulson was accused of lying to a court in 2010.
Click here to receive Mediabistro’s Morning Media Newsfeed via email. Andy Coulson Gets 18 Months in Tabloid Phone Hacking (NYT) Andy Coulson, a former senior editor in Rupert Murdoch’s news empire and a onetime adviser to Prime Minister...Show More Summary
Mr. Coulson, 46, a former editor in Rupert Murdoch’s news empire, was found guilty last week of one count relating to the hacking scandal.
Nothing is sticking to David Cameron. He’s been driven into third place in the European elections. He was forced into a grovelling apology over Andy Coulson. His attempt to block Jean-Claude Juncker ended in abject failure. And yet the week has closed with the Conservative Party edging close to parity with Labour in the polls. [...]
LONDON (AP) — Andy Coulson went from the editor's office at Britain's best-selling newspaper to the corridors of 10 Downing St. as Prime Minister David Cameron's communications chief. On Friday, he went to prison for conspiring to hack phones.
Andy Coulson, once editor of Britain's best-selling newspaper, went to prison on Friday after being sentenced to 18 months for conspiring to hack the phones of celebrities, royals, politicians, and crime victims. Judge John SaundersShow More Summary
Andy Coulson, the former editor of the now defunct News of the World, was found guilty last week of conspiracy to hack personal voicemails.
Andy Coulson, a former aide to PM David Cameron, found guilty of hacking while editor of the News of the World.
"No one is above the law," said British Prime Minister David Cameron today in reaction to the sentence handed to former News of the World editor Andy Coulson—who went on to work for Cameron. Coulson was sentenced to 18 months in prison for participating in a phone-hacking conspiracy. The...
LONDON — Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson, a onetime aide to British Prime Minister David Cameron, was sentenced to 18 months in prison Friday for participating in a conspiracy to hack the phones of celebrities, politicians...Show More Summary