Opinion: “Is statutory press regulation inevitable?” – Steven Heffer

9 04 2011

This has been a dramatic week. Only yesterday the Government raised for the first time the prospect of a wide ranging independent inquiry into the conduct of newspapers in the wake of the News of the World phone hacking scandal. This followed the arrests of the chief reporter and a former senior executive of the NOTW on suspicion of conspiracy to intercept the mobile phone voicemails of public figures.
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