Monthly Archives: January 2011

Court orders that make court reporting redundant

Children and Young Persons Act 1933 (c.12) 39. Power to prohibit publication of certain matter in newspapers. — (1) In relation to any proceedings in any court . . . F6, the court may direct that— (a) no newspaper report … Continue reading

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The Leaving of Liverpool

“Farewell to Prince’s Landing StageRiver Mersey, fare thee well”*  So that’s it – I am a Liverpool Daily Post and Echo staffer no more. After countless news conferences, telephone calls from people who start their conversation “Wori’is,is…“ and cups of … Continue reading

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A tale of one, possibly two, stabbings and maybe a glassing. Or not.

I was working as editor on the Post and the Echo newspapers on the day of the Liverpool FC v Everton FC derby match, when there was an announcement during the match that Anfield Road was closed because of ‘an … Continue reading

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What readers think of Big Numbers

Sometimes a picture (or three) is worth a thousand words… First we have this… Followed by this… And finally, courtesy of a quick Google search covering the last two working days, this… Sometimes it’s convenient to wrap up the big … Continue reading

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