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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

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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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How has media policy responded to fake news? - Emma Goodman

The UK House of Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee recently  launched an inquiry into ‘fake news’ which the Committee chair describes as a “threat to democracy” that “undermines confidence in the media in general.” 1,537 more words

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Press companies ask Supreme Court to ensure only millionaires can sue them - Brian Cathcart

Sometimes, even after all these years of press lies and hypocrisy, the shamelessness of the big British newspaper companies can still take the breath away. Last week lawyers for the Murdoch, Mirror and Mail papers complained to the Supreme Court that costs in some media cases amounted to a ‘legal casino’ in which the bills could be so high that there was a ‘chilling effect’ on journalism. 713 more words

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Theresa May, the press and a lesson from history - Brian Cathcart

One of the decisions that Theresa May must make in the next few weeks will define her as a prime minister – and it is not about Brexit. 1,031 more words

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Our dishonest press is too powerful: it will use propaganda to stop proper regulation - Jonathan Coad

During the Leveson Inquiry, there was, apparently, an intense David versus Goliath battle being fought by Fleet Street. 548 more words

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Arbitration for the press is necessary, but it must cover all media - Alastair Brett

The war between the government and the press over section 40 of the Crime and Courts Act 2013, or rather between the Independent Press Standards Organisation (Ipso) and… 867 more words

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