Opinion: “A Rubicon too far” – Natalie Fenton

1 12 2012

Caesar-crossing-the-rubiconThe Leveson report is a sturdy and serious tome of enormous merit. The result of over a year of gathering evidence; analyzing the situation and critiquing possible ways forward. The conclusion – a system of independent self-regulation backed by law. A solution that offers a means by which the industry can continue to inform and advise the criteria on which they are judged (through a Code Committee) without doing the actual judging themselves (this would be the job of the independent regulatory body). Read the rest of this entry »





Remember Leveson’s Purpose: to give ordinary victims fair redress – Martin Moore

1 12 2012

McCann JeffriesAt the heart of the Leveson report is an indictment of some of the past practices of parts of the press when it came to their treatment of ordinary people. Not celebrities or politicians but ordinary people who have, often for reasons entirely out of their control, suddenly found themselves in the media glare. Read the rest of this entry »