Law and Media Round Up – 10 October 2011

10 10 2011

We begin, this week, with the Leveson Inquiry.  It held its first two “seminars” on Thursday 6 October 2011, before a distinguished “media audience”.   A presentations was given by Phil Hall – former News of the World editor, turned PR man – which the “Daily Telegraph” reported under the headline “Leveson inquiry: phone hacking was not caused by newsroom pressure” and the BBC had “Hacking not due to sales pressure”.  Presentations were also given by Clare Enders (interesting statistics on the problems of the press in the digital age) and former “Star” journalist and trenchant tabloid critic Richard Peppiatt (his presentation impressed the Angry Mob blog). Read the rest of this entry »