The misunderstandings of the Financial Times – Brian Cathcart

20 07 2013

financial_timesThe Financial Times has declared qualified support for proposals by national newspaper proprietors for self-regulation that fall far short of the recommendations of the Leveson Report. Its editorial (£) on the subject, however, reveals that this support is founded on a long list of misunderstandings and errors. Below is our analysis, with the words of the FT’s editorial in italics. Read the rest of this entry »





Huhne and Trimingham, “long lens photos don’t invade privacy” – five bad PCC adjudications

20 07 2013

Huhne Trimingham PCCThe Press Complaints Commission (“PCC”) has issued a series of bad privacy decisions on complaints by Chris Huhne and Carina Trimingham against five newspapers about the publication of photographs showing them in the grounds of an open prison.  The PCC found that these long lens photographs of the couple in a private place did not invade their privacy. Read the rest of this entry »