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Journalists take legal action over 'police snooping'

Six members of the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) are taking legal action because they think the Metropolitan Police is monitoring them and keeping information on a database that deals with extremists.

The NUJ and individual claimants say they are concerned about the way in which the activities of the police impact on the privacy rights of journalists and NUJ activists.

Today presenter Justin Webb spoke to one of group, the comedian and writer Mark Thomas.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4's Today programme on Friday 21 November.

  • 21 Nov 2014
  • From the section UK