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The ‘Regulatory Funding Company’ – further proof that the big press companies learned nothing from Leveson

by Brian Cathcart The people behind IPSO, the big newspaper companies’ PCC retread, have announced the initial membership of a body called the Regulatory Finance Company (RFC), the Guardian has reported. This is further evidence of their determination to reject independent, effective self-regulation on the lines recommended by the Leveson Report, endorsed by Parliament in… Read more »

The men behind IPSO, Part 1: Lord Guy Black

A small group of powerful men are behind IPSO, the son-of-PCC that’s designed to dupe the public into thinking the newspaper industry has turned over a new leaf. In the first of a series of articles we look at Guy Black, Baron Black of Brentwood. No individual is more closely associated with the failed and discredited Press… Read more »

The Leveson Royal Charter Declaration

LEADING FIGURES ARE SPEAKING OUT – NOW IT’S YOUR TURN PLEASE SIGN THE DECLARATION, DONATE OR SPREAD THE WORD ONLINE Leading figures in literature, arts, science, academia, design, human rights, business and the law have signed the Declaration to send a strong message to press bosses:  embrace the Royal Charter and give the British public a… Read more »