News Corp hands over journalists’ sources to police – Press Gazette

by peterjukes

he MSC has so far been focusing on The Sun and News of the World but also plans to investigate The Times and Sunday Times, according to today’s Times report.

The Press Complaint’s Commission’s Code of Practice reports states that journalists “have a moral obligation to protect confidential sources of information”.

The NUJ said it had received calls from journalists and whistleblowers who feel “betrayed” by the MSC’s disclosures, including more than 300 million emails, expense claims, phone records and other documents.

via News Corp hands over journalists’ sources to police – Press Gazette.

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