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Leveson Inquiry

Reclaiming The UK Media

Jyoti Mann | Posted 06.27.2016 | Media
Jyoti Mann

Further encouraging services of public interest and duty, the group are pressing to ensure the BBC acts in favour of the public, not profit and to consider secure and transparent long-term sources of funding. Of equal importance to the coalition and of great public interest is for the government to implement Lord Justice Leveson's proposals in full.

On the Death of Journalism -- and of My Career at the Independent Newspaper

Christina Patterson | Posted 11.07.2013 | Media
Christina Patterson

Like most journalists, I want to think, and I want to write. Sure, we can write books, but most writers can't earn a living any more by writing books. We're meant to be blogging. We're meant, in other words, to be giving the thing we used to be paid for away, in the ether, for free.

UK Police Gagged Press Inquiry

London Evening Standard | Tom Harper | Posted 05.20.2013 | Media

The Met "gagged" the Leveson Inquiry from revealing  intelligence that a very senior former police officer passed on sensitive information to the New...

Hugh Grant Group: Press Regulation Deal WIll Be Good For U.K. | Posted 05.18.2013 | Media

LONDON - Hacked Off, a not-for-profit group that has pushed for press-regulation reform using Hugh Grant as one of its public faces, on Monday welcom...

Leveson: Statutory Underpinning Really Does Mean A Free Press

Tim Fenton | Posted 02.04.2013 | Media
Tim Fenton

So a regulator underpinned by statute is a bad thing? This is certainly the view put forward by the voluble Tim Luckhurst, professor of journalism at the University of Kent, who has quite clearly spelled out that statute equals loss of free speech, no free press, and censorship.

UK PM Tells Press To Act On Leveson Report Quickly

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2013 | Media

* Cameron puts pressure on editors in a meeting * He has spoken out against statutory regulation * Newspapers urged to s...

Piers Morgan Trashed In Leveson Report

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 01.30.2013 | Media

Piers Morgan was not treated too kindly by the just-released Leveson Report, which called his testimony about phone hacking "utterly unpersuasive." ...

Media Outlets Criticize Leveson Report

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 01.30.2013 | Media

The Leveson Report's recommendation of legislation to back a new press regulator in Britain has been met with a largely frosty reception in media circ...

UK PM Expresses 'Serious Misgivings' About Key Part Of Leveson Report

Reuters | Posted 01.29.2013 | Media

* Year-long inquiry calls for UK press watchdog backed by law * Judge says law would enshrine legal duty for free press ...

Leveson Report Published

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 11.29.2012 | Media

The long-awaited report from the Leveson Inquiry into the ethics and practices of the scandal-scarred British media was published on Thursday. In t...

Leveson Report Delivered To British PM

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 01.28.2013 | Media

British Prime Minister David Cameron has officially received a copy of the hotly awaited Leveson Report, Downing Street told the BBC Wednesday. The...

The Many Questions Surrounding The Leveson Report

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 01.26.2013 | Media

With the Leveson Inquiry into the ethics of the British media set to release its report this Thursday, all eyes are on what the report will say and ho...

Leveson Inquiry Report Coming Next Week

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2013 | Media

* Public inquiry into media set to report next week * Judge likely to recommend new statutory press regulation * Cameron...

Prince Harry and the Public Interest

Chris Brauer | Posted 11.11.2012 | Media
Chris Brauer

The person who took the photos of Prince Harry and sold them is in the freelance photography marketplace and was richly rewarded for the snapshots. Ignoring the reality that 'everyone is a reporter' in the digital media era is attempting to put the genie back in the bottle.

News Corp. Launches Anti-Corruption Inquiry

Reuters | Yinka Adegoke | Posted 10.15.2012 | Media

* Gerson Zweifach to head compliance team reporting to board * News Corp has initiated anti-corruption review in certain locations ...

Phone Hacking Judge Addresses Rumors | Posted 08.19.2012 | Media

Lord Justice Leveson has asked "core participants" to his inquiry for their comments on a newspaper story which claimed he had threatened to quit....

Think Again: Government by (and for) Murdoch

Eric Alterman | Posted 08.14.2012 | Media
Eric Alterman

Testifying on Tuesday before Lord Justice Sir Brian Leveson's inquiry into the phone-hacking scandal surrounding Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation, former U.K. Prime Minister John Major revealed under oath one of the ways Murdoch does business.

David Cameron Appears Before The Leveson Inquiry

Reuters | Posted 08.14.2012 | Media

* Cameron testifies to media ethics inquiry on live TV * Embarrassing message from Rebekah Brooks revealed * Fallout fro...

Murdoch Causes Rift In UK Government

Reuters | Posted 08.13.2012 | Media

By Estelle Shirbon LONDON, June 13 (Reuters) - A split in Britain's ruling coalition will be exposed on Wednesday when Liberal Democra...

Britain Once More Eyes Regulating Its Press

Edward Wasserman | Posted 08.06.2012 | Media
Edward Wasserman

The idea of "regulating" the news media plays quite differently on the two sides of the Atlantic. In the U.S. it's unthinkable. But in Britain the notion that news media need grownup supervision is widely held and periodically attempted.

PHOTOS: One Of The Greatest Trending Hashtags Ever

Posted 05.11.2012 | Media

We're not sure how it started, but we sure do love it. While observing Twitter Friday afternoon, HuffPost Media editors couldn't help but notice a ...

Rebekah Brooks Discusses Her Deep Ties To UK Politicians At Leveson Inquiry

Reuters | Posted 07.11.2012 | Media

By Kate Holton and Estelle Shirbon LONDON, May 11 (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron was among top politicians who commiserated ...

U.S. Senator Likely To Be Rebuffed In News Corp. Inquiry

Reuters | Posted 07.04.2012 | Media

* Rockefeller had asked for any evidence of US misconduct * Leveson not authorized to fulfill request, sources say * U.S...

UK Government Makes Controversial Request Of Leveson

Reuters | Posted 07.04.2012 | Media

* Move aimed to give govt more influence * Inquiry has embarrassed govt/Murdoch * Lively week upcoming with new witnesse...

Rebekah Brooks And Andy Coulson To Face Leveson

Reuters | Posted 07.03.2012 | Media

By Kate Holton LONDON, May 3 (Reuters) - Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson - the two former News of the World editors who took the Briti...