Over the last few years, the landscape of journalism in this country has undergone some significant changes. The Leveson Inquiry into press standards succeeded in highlighting the failures of the UK press to effectively self-regulate themselves. 1,090 more words
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When Richard Peppiatt resigned from the Daily Star in March 2011 he decried its racist and prurient agenda in a brilliantly written resignation letter to Richard Desmond who was reliably informed of the… 1,326 more words
What should the Leveson inquiry recommend to improve the ‘culture, practices, and ethics’ of the British press?
The Phone hacking scandal has unearthed some terrible practices and unethical behaviour in the UK press. Here I ask: why did such bad behaviour take place? 2,557 more words
Richard Peppiatt remains to be the most inspiring journalist I’ve been lucky enough to meet. Therefore, contacting him to find out his personal views on the relationship between journalism and technology seemed like an obvious choice, and i wasn’t let down by what he had to say. 373 more words