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Can the new Charter Protect BBC Independence? - Damian Tambini

2016 is set to be a significant year for the BBC, with a new settlement on the Royal Charter that underpins the Corporation’s governance and funding arrangements due to be agreed. 1,512 more words


Why new regulator could be a game-changing moment for journalism - Steven Barnett

You are unlikely to read about it about in the mainstream press, but this week saw a major step forward for genuinely independent press regulation in the UK. 977 more words

Leveson Inquiry

How children feel when journalists exploit their social media profiles - Faith Gordon

Today’s children will feature in almost 1,000 online photographs by the time they reach the age of five. That’s according to recent research commissioned by the charity… 817 more words

Media Regulation

A family that plays together stays together: a happy holiday season for the UK’s political-media elite - Des Freedman

Families should be together at Christmas. That’s the simple message we should take from the merry noises emanating from Rupert Murdoch’s London apartment where, on Monday night, David Cameron, George Osborne, Rebekah Brooks and a slew of top News Corp personnel joined the mogul in capping off what has been a pretty decent year for him. 1,119 more words


Newspaper Industry releases revised “Editors’ Code”, more comfort for tabloids, nothing for the public - Evan Harris

A group made up mainly of newspaper editors has released a revised version of the press industry standards code which it instructs IPSO to administer and to “ 1,082 more words


The Media’s Attack on Corbyn: Research Shows Barrage of Negative Coverage - Media Reform Coalition

New research by the Media Reform Coalition shows how large sections of the press appeared to set out systematically to undermine Jeremy Corbyn in his first week as Labour Leader with a barrage of overwhelmingly negative coverage. 543 more words


Politics versus public interest in battle over press regulation - Steven Barnett

For anyone who cares about journalism in Britain, this November is hugely significant. It could mark a new era of genuinely effective press self-regulation which will both shore up vital public interest and watchdog journalism and protect ordinary people from mistreatment by powerful news publishers. 825 more words