Leveson Update

Last month every single party in the Commons gave its approval to a royal charter that will provide effective, independent regulation of the press without impinging in any way upon freedom of expression. The charter faithfully reflects the recommendations of a judge-led public inquiry that spent a year hearing the views of every interested group – including at great length the views of the press. Now a group of national newspapers that has learned nothing from the experiences of the past few years is raising two fingers to all of that. If the prime minister has a dilemma it can only be this: should he be the one to tell them they are behaving like spoilt schoolchildren? Professor Brian Cathcart Director, Hacked Off

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