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How Dacre and the Mail are making the case for section 40 - Brian Cathcart

By threatening to sue the journalism crowdfunding platform Byline, the editor of the Daily Mail isn’t just reminding us that he is a bully, he is also presenting a case study in why the Leveson reforms he hates so bitterly are exactly what this country needs. 805 more words


News: Judge rejects bid to challenge "seriously unfair" press regulation consultation - Media Lawyer

A phone hacking victim has lost a High Court bid to challenge a “seriously unfair” Government consultation exercise on press regulation. Former Crimewatch presenter Jacqui Hames failed to persuade a judge that she had an “arguable” case which should be aired at a full judicial review hearing. 419 more words


Press Council launches Reconciliation Action Plan and welcomes Koori Mail to fold

By MARK PEARSON Follow @Journlaw

The Australian Press Council has launched its first Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) and welcomed the first indigenous newspaper, the Koori Mail… 548 more words

IMPRESS Highlights Need for Post-Leveson Framework in Fight Against Fake News

As the parliamentary inquiry into fake news takes on a new urgency, IMPRESS has recommended that the Government should complete the implementation of the post-Leveson framework for press regulation and explore a co-regulatory approach to the responsibilities of digital intermediaries in relation to news. 290 more words


Culture Media and Sport Select Committee unanimously defies the corporate press on regulation - Brian Cathcart

You may be forgiven if it escaped your notice (because once again the corporate press either ignored or misrepresented it), but last week an event of potentially fundamental importance took place in the long dispute over press regulation in this country. 617 more words

Leveson Inquiry

Hacked Off: Leveson Part 2, Refuting the Myths about the Inquiry

As part of a campaign in favour of the commencement of the promised Part 2 of the Leveson Inquiry into the “Culture, Practices and Ethics of the Press” … 966 more words


Select Committee Inquiry into "Fake News": Submissions invited (but perhaps not in relation to newspapers)

On 30 January 2017, the House of Commons Select Committee on Culture, Media and Sport launched an inquiry into the phenomenon of “fake news” and invited submissions from members of the public.   476 more words

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