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Leveson Report showed only the tip of the iceberg on tabloid abuse of the press - Jonathan Coad

The reminder that the Hillsborough inquiry gave us of the appalling role that The Sun played in the trauma and heartbreak of the families of the victims is a good moment to remember that it is (amongst other Fleet St Goliaths) The Sun that insists that it be permitted to regulate itself. 775 more words


The Sun, Rebekah Brooks and a Rampage of Unethical Conduct - Brian Cathcart

That was a bad week for the Sun. First the Hillsborough verdict removed the last shred of doubt that the paper’s infamous ‘The Truth’ front page report on the disaster was entirely untrue. 1,288 more words


A Radical Broadband Internet & Cultural Policy for Canada

This post responds to last weekend’s announcement by Canadian Heritage Minister Melanie Joly of a top-to-bottom review of Canadian broadcast, arts and culture policy. It’s also informed by the CRTC’s… 3,359 more words


Press regulation: theory over practice? - Rhory Robertson and Tristan Goodman

“What fun it must be a theoretical regulator. The triumph of theory over practice needs does it not our admiration.” These are the words of Sir Alan Moses, the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO) Chairman, poking fun at rival press regulator, IMPRESS, when speaking at this year’s London Press Club Awards lunch. 855 more words

Leveson Inquiry

Sir Alan Moses and the Culture Secretary - Simon Carne

It has been a strange week for those of us who took a keen interest in press regulation as a result of the Leveson Inquiry 1,081 more words


Cameron, the Press and a Conspiracy to Make You Forget - Brian Cathcart

How good is your memory? Does it stretch back to 2013? Or perhaps 2011? Right now, David Cameron is hoping it doesn’t. In those years he made a lot of promises that are no longer convenient for him, so he would prefer you forgot them. 1,378 more words

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The Sun and IPSO: It's obvious who is the boss - Brian Cathcart

Once again Rupert Murdoch’s Sun has lost a case before IPSO and once again the so called regulator has let the paper off with a slap on the wrist. 1,050 more words

Media Regulation