Leveson: The real ‘elephant in the room’ is concentrated ownership – Des Freedman and Justin Schlosberg

12 01 2013

elephant-in-the-roomThere have been plenty of reactions to Lord Justice Leveson’s report on the culture, practices and ethics of the press. Max Hastings described it in the Daily Mail (30 November) as heralding ‘a rotten day for freedom’ while the Sun described the recommendations as ‘a basis on which to destroy 300 years of Press freedom’ (30 November). The victims, meanwhile, argued that Leveson had provided the minimal conditions for meeting their demands for an ethical press while some simply discarded the entire process as irrelevant. Read the rest of this entry »