Paying whistleblowers is sometimes in the public interest…

What’s interesting about this conversation with Tom Watson and Kelvin McKenzie is the latter’s mostly sober (until we get to his ‘shut up Tom Watson’ outburst) point when he argues that paying whistle-blowers is sometimes in the public interest. Well worth spending 10 minutes listening to it:

Mackenzie and Watson on The Sun (mp3)

In the meantime, the News of the Screws is coming back, or at least that’s what the advertising agencies are hoping for

Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty