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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


The Daily Mail, Max Mosley and Me - Brian Cathcart

You may not have seen this, but the Daily Mail has published an article complaining of Max Mosley’s ‘hidden donations to aid press-hating professor‘, and the professor in question is me. 1,734 more words


The Guardian's Leveson Betrayal, Line by Line - Brian Cathcart

By endorsing the cancellation of part 2 of the Leveson inquiry the Guardian has conclusively switched sides in the debate about press abuses, joining hands with the perpetrators of those abuses and their friends in the Conservative government. 1,872 more words

Media Regulation

Home Affairs Select Committee Savages IPSO for failure to protect Muslims - Brian Cathcart

MPs on the Home Affairs Select Committee this week tore apart the press regulator IPSO for its record in dealing with hate speech towards Muslims. IPSO’s chair, Sir Alan Moses, was left floundering. 812 more words

Media Regulation

Freedom and the Local Press: A CEO's misleading message to readers - Brian Cathcart

Ashley Highfield is CEO of Britain’s third-biggest regional and local newspaper group, Johnston Press, which owns about 200 titles. He has written a pleading letter… 1,125 more words


The PM's journalism "review": a job for Leveson 2 - Brian Cathcart

Theresa May’s ‘review’ of ways of funding journalism into the future runs a high risk of becoming an elaborate device for the Conservative party to channel lucrative new favours to Murdoch, the Mail and its other press friends.  630 more words


A day of shame for Britain's corporate press - Brian Cathcart

Two events on Thursday, coming just hours apart, revealed everything we need to know about the lack of accountability of the British corporate press and the corruption and damage it causes. 748 more words