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Media Regulation in the Digital World

Media regulation is becoming increasingly difficult as regulators and governments are facing a shift into the great unknown of the digital world. The internet has bombarded the media environment with content, enabling anybody and everybody the capacity to become their own ‘media agency’. 522 more words

"Innocent until proven guilty", Murder in Thailand in the Sun and the Mirror - Michelle Gribbon

“Innocent until proven guilty” – the fundamental legal and human rights principle applying to citizens in modern liberal democracies. But not a right extended by The Sun and The Daily Mirror to the friends of British backpackers Hannah Witheridge and David Miller whose bodies were found on the Thai island of Koh Tao on Monday. 518 more words


No Regulatory Cherry-Picking Allowed: the CRTC vs. Netflix Clash @ the TalkTV Hearing

The final day of the CRTC’s hearing into the future of television saw a heated clash between CRTC chair Jean-Pierre Blais and online video distributor Netflix. 1,296 more words


Can Newspapers Convince the Public IPSO Is Not a 'Sham'? - Martin Moore

As IPSO – the press’ response to Leveson – opened for business this week, newspapers may be wondering whether they will be able to convince the public that it is not just a replica of its discredited predecessor, the Press Complaints Commission. 951 more words


Faking Change: a brief history of IPSO - Brian Cathcart

The Independent Press Standards Organisation (“IPSO”) began, as it could only have begun, in disaster. Nothing less could have stirred the men who own and run Britain’s big national newspaper groups to alter in any way a system of ‘self-regulation‘ that had protected their interests so well for decades. 1,404 more words

Leveson Inquiry

West on The Stealth Press Clause

Sonja R. West (University of Georgia School of Law) has published an article on “The Stealth Press Clause” (48 Ga. L. Rev., 729 (2014). 244 more words

Media Regulation

Media Standards Trust: How Newspapers Covered Press Regulation after Leveson

The Media Standards Trust has published the first comprehensive analysis  of UK national newspaper coverage of press regulation following the publication of the Leveson Report in November 2012. 2,156 more words