The Law Is Not Enough: Five reasons why the law on its own can never be enough to prevent press abuses – Brian Cathcart

28 10 2013

Hacked Off Brian CathcartIt is sometimes said that newspapers shouldn’t be regulated at all, that the law alone should be enough to set limits on the culture, ethics and practices of the press. If only the police had done their job properly, this argument runs, there would never have been any call for the Leveson Inquiry and the Royal Charter. Read the rest of this entry »





Law and Media Round Up – 28 October 2013

28 10 2013

New Round UpThe phone hacking saga has now moved back to the centre of the news agenda.  Next week the first phone hacking trial begins.  This has already been dubbed the “trial of the century”.  We had a post yesterday about the forthcoming trial.  Read the rest of this entry »