Opinion: “The Lord Chief Justice, the law and the PCC” – Brian Cathcart

21 10 2011

As the Inforrm blog noted yesterday, the Lord Chief Justice, Lord Judge, has joined the debate about press reform with a speech warning of the risk of throwing the baby of freedom of expression out with the bathwater of cruel and unfair journalism.

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Opinion: “Role models and hypocrites” – Max Mosley

21 10 2011

The tabloids advance two main arguments for invading privacy to reveal someone’s sex life. The first is that their victim is a role model who must be exposed if he has not behaved impeccably. The second is that it’s their job to expose hypocrites who mislead the public by saying one thing and doing another.   Both arguments are flawed. Read the rest of this entry »