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Hacked Off: Regulation proposals are ‘weak’

The Hacked Off campaign has told David Cameron his proposed press regulation plans are weaker than the current Press Complaints Commission. Read the full story

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Broadcasters urge press industry to accept regulation

The argument that statutory press regulation will be “anathema to free speech” is “wrong and insulting” according to a letter co-signed by former BBC director general Greg Dyke. Read the full story

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Poll finds strong favour for independent press regulation

An independent press regulator, established by law, is favoured by more than three quarters of those asked in a recent YouGov poll a day before Lord Justice Leveson publishes his report. Read the full story

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No editors on new PCC, says Northern and Shell

No serving editors should sit on the new press regulator set to replace the Press Complaints Commission, according to Richard Desmond’s Northern and Shell. Read the full story

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Leveson hints at creation of independent press body

A regulatory body independent of both government and press would appear to be Lord Justice Leveson’s favoured method of solving just some of the problems in the press. Read the full story

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Leveson is ‘deeply flawed’ says Indy editor

The editor of the Independent believes the Leveson inquiry is “deeply flawed” and is likely to stifle responsible journalism. Read the full story

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Press Complaints Commission scrapped

The closure of the Press Complaints Commission has been confirmed, as a result of criticism following the phone-hacking scandal that led to the closure of the News of the World. Read the full story

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Hunt hints at ‘compulsory’ press regulator

The Government is considering the idea of forcing newspapers to join a regulator, with financial penalties for those who refuse to. Read the full story

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“Before we all sink into a slough of digital dystopian despair, it might be worth considering this: is this a sign of the strength, not weakness, of revelatory journalism in the digital age?”


Charlie Beckett, director of POLIS at the London School of Economics, reacts to news that the UK government forced the Guardian into destroying hard drives that contained information leaked by Edward Snowden.


(Source: POLIS)

 

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