What does the Brooks-Coulson phone hacking verdict tell us about editors’ responsibility for their newsrooms?
Andy Coulson, former editor of the now defunct News of the World tabloid and David Cameron’s former communications chief, has been found guilty of conspiring to hack phones. His co-defendant, Rebekah Brooks, has been cleared of all charges. Charlie Beckett believes the verdict places more of a burden on editors to cultivate a culture of responsibility and accountability in their newsrooms.
The verdict in […]