Why the BBC’s Future Hangs on this Election – Steven Barnett

6 05 2015

BBCWithin hours of the election result, we should have a clearer picture of whether the BBC will survive in its current form. With the current BBC Charter due to expire at the end of next year, the next government will barely have 18 months to consult on the terms of its renewal. Read the rest of this entry »





The Editor’s Code and the General Election – Brian Cathcart

6 05 2015

Editors Code BookIf you ever doubt that the people who run our corporate national press view the British public with contempt, take a look at Clause 1(iii) of their professional code of practice. Read the rest of this entry »





IPSO: The Inconvenient Truth, Part Four – Jonathan Coad

6 05 2015

Murdoch and IPSOSo what are the human rights and legal imperatives which make it so vital that there is effective regulation of the press via the fourth incarnation of self-regulation which has been served up by the behemoths of Fleet St. – who would (if they had their) be permitted to operate entirely free of any legal or regulatory restraint whatsoever? Read the rest of this entry »