Tag Archives: Leveson inquiry

Hyperlocals and the question of accesss

Padraig Reidy: Hyperlocals and the question of accesss

Blog regulation: not waving, but drowning

Padraig Reidy: Blog regulation – not waving, but drowning

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

Leveson: What’s on the line?

Marta Cooper on the Leveson Inquiry

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 [...]

Freedom of expression: Is Cameron getting it right?

Kirsty Hughes: Freedom of expression: Is Cameron getting it right?

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 [...]

Max Mosley versus the web

Max Mosley has some ambitious ideas for the internet. Speaking briefly at the Leveson Inquiry today, the former motorsports boss outlined his plans for the future regulation of the British press, on which Leveson will make recommendations this autumn. Mosley recommended a Press Commission to succeed the PCC and create the rules in addition to a [...]