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Why Leveson is alive and well, despite the election result - Steven Barnett

It has become something of a received wisdom amongst Fleet Street editors that the Conservatives’ election victory means “Leveson is dead”.  Their unalloyed glee has been fuelled by a few Conservative nods and winks during the campaign suggesting that, despite a framework for press self-regulation that has was endorsed by a huge cross-party majority in the last Parliament, a Conservative government would not pursue it. 857 more words

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Effective press regulation will happen: Five reasons to be confident Leveson will be implemented - Brian Cathcart

The big corporate papers are encouraging the idea that the result of the general election means the end of the Leveson process. Although this claim is hardly surprising given their wild-eyed desperation to avoid any form of meaningful accountability, it is wrong. 743 more words

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Beyond Bullying: some unanswered questions about the outing of Abby #Milifandom - Peter Jukes

I’m not going to rehearse the sorry history of Sun on Sunday columnist and former Conservative MP who has spent the last two weeks attacking the 17 year old behind the #Milifandom phenomenon.  815 more words

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OCR Media Studies - Section B In Detail

You may or may not have seen my previous blog post, which included some of the basic details on what the question in section B is all about. 1,415 more words

A2 Media Studies

Press regulation: the election issue ignored by the media - Natalie Fenton

Maybe it should come as no surprise that, in the aftermath of the hacking scandal and Leveson Inquiry, media policy was an election issue. Labour, the Liberal Democrats and the Green Party pledged substantive media reforms in their election manifestos. 760 more words

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