Media Standards Trust YouGov Poll: Public Supports Full Implementation of Leveson

10 02 2013

yougov-Feb-13-imageA YouGov poll commissioned by the Media Standards Trust [pdf] and conducted on 31 January to 1 February 2013, has shown strong public support behind implementation of Lord Justice Leveson’s recommendations for a new system of press regulation. Read the rest of this entry »





Leveson and the Royal Charter: what to look for – Brian Cathcart

10 02 2013

CameronWhen he responded to the Leveson report in November David Cameron welcomed it in general, but expressed doubts about the recommendation for a statutory ‘recognition body’ to ensure that the press’s own self-regulator was properly independent and effective. The prime minister said that underpinning this body with statute would ‘mean for the first time we have crossed the Rubicon of writing elements of press regulation into the law of the land’. Read the rest of this entry »