BBC World News blocked in Pakistan

Channel taken off air after showing documentary on accusations that country was failing to meet commitments in ‘war on terror’ The BBC’s World News has been taken off the air in Pakistan after broadcasting a documentary that was deemed to be critical of the country….

Pakistan blocks BBC World News over documentary

Some operators said the channel was blocked for airing the two-part documentary “Secret Pakistan”, which highlighted links between the Inter-Services Intelligence agency and Taliban fighters.

News of the World reporter: Phone hacks ‘perfectly acceptable’

In evidence to a phone hacking tribunal, former News of the World reporter Paul McMullan says the practice was simply part of getting the story at any cost. He adds that reporters swapped celebrities’ numbers, in his case Sylvester Stallone’s mom’s number for David Beckham’s.