We spoke to Tom Watson MP about his role in the News Corp phone hacking scandal and its implications for the media, and the establishment and political class in the UK. You can watch the video: Or download the podcast. [powerpress url=http://archive.or …

Walton Pantland

We spoke to Tom Watson MP about his role in the News Corp phone hacking scandal and its implications for the media, and the establishment and political class in the UK.

You can watch the video:

Or download the podcast.

[powerpress url=http://archive.org/download/TomWatsonMp/TomWatson.mp3]

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Tom spoke about:

  • The role social media played in spreading the story
  • How courageous journalism defeated corrosive journalism
  • The unfolding hacking scandal and where it is likely to lead
  • Its implications for politics and public life in the UK
  • The need to defend the Internet from attempts to control it

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Walton Pantland

South African trade unionist living in Glasgow. Loves whisky, wine, running and the great outdoors. Walton did an MA in Industrial Relations at Ruskin, Oxford, and is interested in how trade unions use new technology to organise.

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