J.K. Rowling tweets: “Very happy with today’s news”
The Harry Potter author, J.K. Rowling, has just tweeted regarding her feelings of today’s vote with British lawmakers for tougher controls of media due to the recent phone-hacking scandal.
Very happy with today’s news – clear win for Miliband-Clegg led coalition. Here’s to freedom of speech with accountability!
— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) March 18, 2013
Yesterday, we reported that lawmakers were scheduled to vote today on new tactics aimed at reigning in some of the more invasive practices by media, including implementing heavy fines for violation of policy.
As more details of the deal become public, we will be sure to share the news.