Entries by Neil Wallis from 10/2012

Conference Season: No 'Death Notice' for Boozing and Schmoozing

| Posted 10.01.2012 | UK Politics

It was a sad, much-mourned, death, greeted with glum faces all round in the Westminster Village that day. A new ministerial code, announced on 15 July, 2011, effectively declared that decades of 'unattributable' boozy lunches and 'off-the-record' slap-up dinners between politicians and the press were to be no more.

Jimmy Savile and Other Unpublished Scandals - Danger of Leveson Inquiry

| Posted 10.05.2012 | UK

Imagine if The Sun had printed an expose "Jimmy Savile is a Paedophile". Imagine it had taken the sworn word of several young women victims, gone against the legal advice (for it would have been No!) like the Daily Mail did over naming the Stephen Lawrence killers, and printed the sort of allegations that have been aired this week in the wake of ITV's brave documentary.