The scrum around defendant Rebekah Brooks at the Old Bailey. Pic courtesy Inforrm Blog
The first ever Old Bailey trial to be covered by tweeting is about to become a book.
Peter Jukes, the dramatist,citizen journalist and friend, has made a little bit of journalism history by providing instant tweets from the trial and got the public to back him through ” crowd sourcing.”
Now with the trial about to end he is producing a book subtitled The Inside Story of the Hacking Trial. This will not just be a rerun of his half a million words in tweets but the stuff reporters can’t print while a trial is in full swing because it would be contempt of court.
And as it involves the Murdoch empire there will be a lot to disclose that can’t be reported now.
To do this he has teamed up with Martin Hickman, whose blogs, with…
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