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The Editors’ Code Committee and the Leveson Recommendations: another case of dumb insolence

CodeOfPracticeThe British press is very good at telling others how to organise their affairs.  It is not so good at putting its own house in order.  Our newspapers have a long and consistent record of evasion and inaction when it comes to dealing with its own deficiencies.  One interesting, and neglected example concerns the “Editors’ Code”.  This is the code of standards which the discredited Press Complaints Commission claims to enforce.  Continue reading

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