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Is the Press too Free? - Robert Skidelsky

The poisoning of Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia at an Italian restaurant in Salisbury has driven an important story off the front pages of the British press. 1,061 more words

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Technology and regulation must work in concert to combat hate speech online - Andre Oboler

Online bullying, hate and incitement are on the rise, and new approaches are needed to tackle them. As the Australian Senate conducts hearings for its… 976 more words

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Government's Leveson Announcement: a sorry betrayal of the victims of press abuse - Natalie Fenton

Last week the culture minister Matt Hancock announced the government’s response to the public consultation on the Leveson Inquiry and its implementation. The government announced that it will repeal Section 40 of the Crime and Courts Act 2013 and will not continue with the Leveson Inquiry Part 2 that was supposed to consider corrupt relations between police and media and was unable to proceed at the time because of court cases that were ongoing. 2,275 more words

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Press regulation: the end of the road for Leveson reforms - Paul Magrath

On 1 March 2018 the government announced that it would not be proceeding with the second stage of the Leveson Inquiry, and would seek to repeal section 40 of the Crime and Courts Act 2013. 2,495 more words

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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

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News: Government Abandons Leveson Part Two, Sir Brian Leveson "fundamentally disagrees"

The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Matt Hancock, told Parliament today that the Government was formally closing the Leveson Inquiry.  314 more words

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'Corbyn the Commie' smear is all about tabloid press fear of regulation - Ivor Gaber

Following Labour’s better than expected election result in 2017, right-wing press hostility to Corbyn briefly died down – only to suddenly flare up again in the last week with an almost nostalgic theme. 1,117 more words