Leveson Principles underpinned in 133 words of legislation: no need for an extensive law – Chris Pounder

3 12 2012

4Have you followed all the hand wringing by Government about the statutory underpinning of the Leveson Principles? Have you seen the press coverage equating statutory underpinning with state control?  Evidently the Government say there are pages and pages of legislation to draft in order to underpin, in law, an independent self-regulatory body for the Press. So in the spirit of “Jamie’s 15 Minute Meals” here is a statutory underpinning of the Leveson Principles in 133 words of law. Read the rest of this entry »





Law and Media Round Up – 3 December 2012

3 12 2012

Round Up‘L-Day’ arrived and saw the release of 1,987 pages and over one million words in the Leveson report. Edward Craven summarised the key recommendations here for Inforrm. It has been extensively covered in the mainstream media, with most attention on Lord Justice Leveson’s recommendations for a new regulatory system. Read the rest of this entry »





Leveson: police and the media, the proposals – Alex Bailin QC

3 12 2012

media-leveson-1Whilst the headlines reverberating from the Leveson Report are dominated by the theme of press regulation, tucked away deeper in the Report are some very significant proposals concerning journalistic protection and the relationship between the media and the criminal law. Read the rest of this entry »