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The Tories hand the press their get-out-of-jail-free card - Brian Cathcart

The Conservative election manifesto  reveals with absolute clarity the depth of Theresa May’s subservience to the billionaire-owned, Brexit-backing corporate national press. 462 more words

Leveson Inquiry

Breaking the election silence: cross-border reporting of election day polls - Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC and Jonathan Price

Last week, as French voters went to the polls to choose their new president, the usual 32-hour period of enforced electoral silence fell throughout the Republic.  1,650 more words

Media Regulation

Alternative media values offer hope in a 'post-truth' media world, says journalism academic

By MARK PEARSON Follow @Journlaw

Alternative and community media offer a vehicle to combat the forces of ‘fake news’ in the so-called ‘post-truth’ era, Griffith University’s Associate Professor Susan Forde suggested in the 2017 Arts Education Law Professorial Lecture in Brisbane tonight (May 16). 402 more words

The General Election: a further test for IPSO which it will fail - Jonathan Coad

Almost all the most powerful elements of Fleet Street will line up behind Mrs May in the run-up to the next election – and indeed they have already begun the process of doing so. 938 more words

Media Regulation

Press accuracy and the election: what IPSO won’t do - Brian Cathcart

Here are five things that IPSO, the chosen regulator of the corporate press, could do right now, before election campaigning gets under way: 474 more words

Media Regulation

Where Speech Goes, Repression Follows: The Global Trend of Criminalizing Online Speech - Nani Jansen Reventlow and Jonathan McCully

As the next billion people move online, governments worldwide are adopting legislation that curtails free expression rights on the internet. Pushing back against this trend is important to safeguard one of the most fundamental freedoms. 811 more words


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