Tom Watson: the 'intimidating' press operates 'like a mafia'

Labour MP lashes out at publishers and editors in second annual Leveson speech for Hacked Off campaignLabour MP Tom Watson has lashed out at newspaper publishers and editors by accusing them of “fixing” legislation that affected them and operating “like a mafia.” In delivering the second annual Leveson lecture for the Hacked Off campaign, he said: “They [the press] have operated like a mafia, intimidating here, bribing there, terminating careers when it suits them and rewarding their most loyal toadies. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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