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The Headline that wasn't: impotent IPSO bows to the Sun - Brian Cathcart

Two brief paragraphs written by the chair of IPSO have given us a clear insight into the power relationship between the so-called ‘toughest regulator anywhere in the developed world’ 904 more words


Leveson is happening at last: good news for everyone and a great opportunity for journalism - Brian Cathcart

It has been a long time coming, but the first of the big reforms recommended by the Leveson Inquiry is finally going to happen, and that is good news for all of us because it means greatly enhanced access to justice in some cases where our legal rights may have been breached. 1,121 more words

Leveson Inquiry

Ten Reasons why Rebekah Brooks is not a fit manager for any company - Brian Cathcart

Rebekah Brooks is back in her old job as CEO of Rupert Murdoch’s UK newspaper operations. Here are 10 reasons why no responsible company would have appointed her. 1,511 more words


Daily Mail has attacked the Human Rights Act whilst also seeking to shelter behind it - Brian Cathcart

The Daily Mail has been reassuring its readers that the delay in the repeal of the Human Rights Act (HRA) will not be indefinite and is just a matter of getting the detail right. 1,096 more words



Waterloo, as any child of the 70’s can tell you, propelled ABBA to fame. News of their Eurovision victory was beamed direct into millions of living rooms across Europe. 719 more words

Book Reviews

Effective press regulation will happen: Five reasons to be confident Leveson will be implemented - Brian Cathcart

The big corporate papers are encouraging the idea that the result of the general election means the end of the Leveson process. Although this claim is hardly surprising given their wild-eyed desperation to avoid any form of meaningful accountability, it is wrong. 743 more words

Leveson Inquiry

The Editor's Code and the General Election - Brian Cathcart

If you ever doubt that the people who run our corporate national press view the British public with contempt, take a look at Clause 1(iii) of their… 573 more words

Media Regulation