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Consultation on Leveson: the Press has no case at all - Brian Cathcart

The Government has launched a public consultation on ‘The Leveson Inquiry and its Implementation’. You might think that when they consult in this way it must be a thorny issue with strong arguments on both sides, but in this case you would be wrong, because one side has no arguments at all. 1,047 more words

Leveson Inquiry

WordPress Yields to Putin

WordPress censors “Putin-Hitler” mock photo on request of Russian state media watchdog Roskomnadzor

A couple of months ago, Russia’s state media regulator Roskomnadzor sent a complaint to WordPress… 250 more words

Law And Politics

Max Mosley: Why I think that the Leveson model makes sense for everyone

The great majority of newspapers seem determined not to belong to a Leveson-compliant regulator. They say this would amount to state control. But are they right? 1,241 more words

Leveson Inquiry

Media Policy, Regulation, Law


Today in class we particularly focused on media as the fourth estate, the fourth estate being the “fourth branch of government” regarding news media and journalism. 775 more words


The Martyrdom of Press Freedom: What Recognition of IMPRESS means and why the press fears It - Paul Wragg

Press regulation is changing.  On 29 October 2016, IMPRESS was officially recognised as the UK’s first ‘Leveson-compliant’ regulator.  This is a momentous occasion.  But recognition has been met with uniform hostility from the mainstream press.  1,578 more words

Leveson Inquiry

What really makes something 'offensive'? - Ranjana Das and Anne Graefer

The cartoons in French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo offended many people. And as a result of the terrible actions taken by a handful of those people who took offence, … 791 more words

Media Regulation

IPSO Chair Moses has an accuracy problem - Brian Cathcart

As chair of IPSO, the tame regulator set up by the corporate national papers, Sir Alan Moses is responsible for upholding a code of practice which says, among other things, that journalists must take care not to be inaccurate. 605 more words

Media Regulation