Category Archives: Leveson Inquiry

The newspapers’ royal regulation gambit

Padraig Reidy: The newspapers’ royal gambit

Leveson: Who’s in? Who’s out?

Padraig Reidy: Leveson: Who’s in? Who’s Out?

Leveson fiasco: costs and other questions

Leveson fiasco: costs and other questions

Why Leveson’s recommendations are more worrying than you think

Marta Cooper:

Maria Miller Leveson threat raises fears of politicians interfering in press regulation

Worrying news from Buckingham Palace Road this morning: the Telegraph is reporting that Culture Secretary Maria Miller’s special adviser Joanna Hindley warned its reporters of Miller’s connection to the Leveson report before the newspaper published details of her expenses, notably that Miller’s parents lived in her taxpayer-funded second home. The paper took the rare step of […]

Leveson – what the papers say

Padraig Reidy: Leveson – what the papers say

Statutory regulation of the press will hurt free speech

This article was originally published in The New Statesman Between the Leveson Inquiry and the crisis at the BBC, it seems journalism is all we ever read or hear about these days. These crises are heightened because journalists are, essentially, gossips who like talking about journalists. In this, we’re no different from people in any other […]

Would it have been OK to hack Jimmy Savile’s phone?

Padraig Reidy: Would it have been OK to hack Jimmy Savile’s phone?

Prince Harry, post Leveson

Padraig Reidy: Prince Harry, post Leveson

Index debates life after Leveson at the Frontline Club

It was a packed house last night for our event at the Frontline Club debating life after the Leveson Inquiry, which is set to make recommendations for regulation of the British press this autumn. Panellists Brian Cathcart (Kingston University and Hacked Off), David Aaronovitch (Times), Helen Lewis (New Statesman) and Angela Phillips (Goldsmiths and the […]