MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2017

Category: Press Regulation

    THE SWORD OF DAMOCLES. When John Whittingdale was offered the Cabinet post which involved press regulation, why did he not disclose to the Prime Minister that some papers knew of his previous relationship with a woman who had tried to sell her story to said papers? The government, and Whittingdale in particular has [read more…]


What do the Hillsborough families, the victims of phone hacking and the brave soldiers who fought in Iraq have in common? They are being strung along by legal and political bureaucracies that need to remember the old maxim that justice delayed is justice denied.   Hillsborough happened in 1989,the Iraq War was in 2003, Leveson [read more…]


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