Lord Justice Leveson’s Statement on the Publication of his Report

29 11 2012

For the seventh time in less than 70 years, there is a new report, commissioned by the Government, dealing with concerns about the press. It was sparked by public revulsion about a single act – the hacking of the mobile phone of a murdered teenager. Read the rest of this entry »





Opinion: “We must have statutory regulation – and liberation – of the press” – Carl Gardner

29 11 2012

If you’re interested in legally minded reports about how the press should be regulated, then there’s something you should read before tomorrow. Sir David Calcutt QC’s 1993 Review of Press Self-Regulation is worth another look, nearly twenty years on. Read the rest of this entry »





L-Day: Leveson Inquiry Report Publication Day, the Timetable

29 11 2012

Lord Justice Leveson will, later today, deliver the long awaited report of Part 1 of his Inquiry into the “Culture, Practice and Ethics of the Press”.  The Report will be published at 1.30pm, some sixteen and half months after the Inquiry was announced.  The report was delivered to the Prime Minister at midday on Wednesday 28 November 2012.  Read the rest of this entry »