Monday 23 May 2011

Newspaper websites name injunction footballer

The Times, Guardian , Mirror and MailOnline websites all quickly identified the footballer named in the House of Commons by MP John Hemming this afternoon. Some other media remained more cautious as an injunction remains in force. The BBC later followed Sky News in naming Ryan Giggs as did the Sun, the Telegraph and even the Financial Times.

Hemming told Sky News he had decided to name the footballer after he had threatened to sue Twitter.

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