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Matt Hancock makes himself "state approver" of press arbitration - Brian Cathcart

A week ago the corporate papers were screaming blue murder about threats of state control. Yet now the government has given itself a real power over them they are silent. 935 more words

Media Regulation

Leveson Amendments: Local Press cry wolf when there is no danger - Brian Cathcart

Trusted local titles are again being used by the corporate press to send out false distress signals even though they have nothing to fear from Leveson reforms. 1,407 more words

Media Regulation

Eight Reasons why Leveson 2 must go ahead - Brian Cathcart

On Wednesday (May 9) MPs decide whether to cancel or set in motion the long-planned ‘Leveson 2’ inquiry into press criminality. Here are eight reasons why they should vote for it to go ahead.   1,182 more words

Media Regulation

IPSO's latest season of calamities - Brian Cathcart

Damned in an official report, exposed as useless by a select committee, incapable of tackling flagrant press dishonesty, caught cherry-picking complaints – the sham press regulator is blundering between disasters. 958 more words

Media Regulation

How IPSO cherry picks complaints - Brian Cathcart

If you are a regulator sworn to uphold standards in a given industry, it’s vital that you know about any possible breaches of those standards, right? 1,299 more words

Media Regulation

The Cairncross Review: It's about subsidising the press - Brian Cathcart

The Culture Secretary, Matt Hancock, has set up a panel chaired by Frances Cairncross to look into the sustainability of what he calls ‘high-quality journalism’ in the UK. 1,077 more words

Journalism

Leveson 2: The Guardian has no case - Brian Cathcart

More than a week after the Guardian joined the Daily Mail and the Murdoch papers in applauding the government’s cancellation of the second part of the Leveson Inquiry, the paper still has not produced any argument to justify its position. 1,045 more words

Journalism