The Home Affairs Committee report on the investigation into the ” Jane” date rape allegation against Leon Brittan is flawed – more influenced by a media feeding frenzy than sound judgement.
Month: November 2015
George Osborne’s spending review appears too good to be true- and it is. It was a brilliant Smoke and Mirrors exercise . Buyer beware
If you’ve discovered this Podcast project and want to know more about the background, I’ve been covering this story for a few years now, and there are plenty of links on Byline
The BBC have effectively by passed its own inquiry into the culture inside the Corporation that allowed paedophile Jimmy Savile to practice unhindered by publishing a report exonerating its child protection and whistleblowing policies.before the chair,Dame Janet Smith, can report.
The row over whether Leon Brittan was a child sex abuser was as polarised 30 years ago as it is today. Fascinating extracts from Thatcher’s papers revealed in Charles Moore’s authorised biography of the Tory leader reveal all.
Getting Away with Murder: How the Fifth Morgan Murder Inquiry was Subverted and Ongoing Intimidation
Over the course of three decades, Daniel Morgan is the most investigated murder in British history. Now Byline can reveal how News of the World tried to derail the final fifth investigation, and how intimidation of the murder inquiry team continues to this day
A Whitehall mandarin thought it worth saving £1.7m by refusing to pay any money to redundant steel apprentices until his political boss, Sajid Javid, overruled him.
Brief comment on the news the CPS will not be prosecuting former DCS Dave Cook after an IPCC investigation into Misconduct in Public Office
Greg Miskiw’s confirmation that another NOTW executive was subverting a high profile murder inquiry on behalf of the prime suspects demands a full investigation by the Metropolitan Police
Labour is starting to get some spectacular swings in council by elections – though you wouldn’t know it from the national media. The Tories are still resilient.
Jer,my Corbyn may be panned by the conventional mainstream media in Britain. But in South Korea it is a different matter.
Draft Speech for the Investigative Journalism Conference hosted by HBO and Gazeta Wyborga, Warsaw, 3 November 2015