News: Leveson Inquiry Preliminary Hearing – and a privacy trial [Updated].

4 10 2011

There are two hearings of interest to readers of this blog at the Royal Courts of Justice today.  First, in Court 76, there is a preliminary hearing of the Leveson Inquiry.   Tweeting from the Inquiry has been permitted and it is possible to follow either @Press_Inquiry (from Full Fact) or @hackinginquiry (from Hacked Off).  Read the rest of this entry »





Media Regulation: A Radical New Proposal, Part 3, The Media Regulation Tribunal – Hugh Tomlinson QC

4 10 2011

The first and second parts of this post dealt with seven possible options for replacing the PCC. This parts outlines an “option eight” – a regulatory proposal which is voluntary but with teeth and which also seeks to deal with some of the problems identified by campaigners – the “Media Regulation Tribunal”. Read the rest of this entry »