PRESS RELEASE: Victims of press abuse say Murdoch bid for Sky must be shelved until Leveson Inquiry completes

09 May
Press Release: Sun Editor must take responsibility for MacKenzie slur

Responding to reports that Sun columnist Kelvin Mackenzie will not be returning to the paper after being suspended for writing an article which included slurs against the footballer Ross Barkley and the city of Liverpool, Hacked Off asks why the Sun’s editor is dodging his own responsibility. Commenting on this morning’s reports, Hacked Off’s Joint

10 Jan
The Government’s consultation on Leveson: Hugh Grant’s guide to myth-busting – Part Two… IMPRESS and Leveson

Here are the top two myths being propagated by elements of the press industry desperate to avoid accountability about IMPRESS and the Leveson system. Both of these feed into the press’ dishonest campaign against section 40.   Myth 1 “We will be getting state regulation of the press”. Not true.   State regulation means direct

10 Jan
The Government’s consultation on Leveson: Hugh Grant’s guide to myth-busting Part One… Section 40

You may have read about section 40 in some of national papers – and nationally-owned local papers –  recently.  Section 40 was the Leveson “access to justice” measure which Parliament enacted in 2013, as part of the Cross-Party Agreement.  Now, three years later, despite already enacting it with overwhelming public support, following meetings with press

09 Jan
PRESS RELEASE: VICTIMS OF PRESS ABUSE TO DELIVER 52,000 PAGES OF LEVESON EVIDENCE TO CULTURE SECRETARY IN PROTEST AGAINST CONSULTATION: “PRESS ABUSE VICTIMS CAN HAVE NO CONFIDENCE IN THIS PROCESS”

Victims of press abuse and members of the public who support Leveson reforms will protest against the Government’s consultation on implementation of Leveson, and are to personally deliver the 52,000 pages of evidence considered in the Leveson Report to the Culture Secretary from 12:00 today (January 9th).  They have also written to the Culture Secretary.  A