News: Leveson Inquiry, Week 6 – editors from the Sun to the Express … and a proprietor

15 01 2012

In Week 6 of the evidence hearings the Leveson Inquiry began to hear evidence from the press.  The first week was devoted to the “Sun”, the “Financial Times”, the “Independent”, the “Mail” (with Paul Dacre saved up for later) and the “Express”.  The highlight of the week was the evidence of Richard Desmond, prorietor of the Express newspapers who made a strong, albeit inadvertent, case for statutory press regulation. Read the rest of this entry »