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Posted: July 14, 2017 at 2:24 pm

Should Section 40 of the Crime and Courts Act 2013 be in force by now? – Christopher Whitmey

The following is a guest post and originally appeared on Inforrm’s Blog - it is republished with thanks.   On 23 June 2017 the Department of Culture Media…

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Posted: July 14, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Seamus Milne and the ‘Mystery Blonde’: Five years after Leveson the press still ignores privacy – Hugh Tomlinson QC

14/07/2017 On Tuesday 11 July 2017, the Times ran a story under the headline “Corbyn adviser Seamus Milne in clinch ‘with lawyer'”.  The story was illustrated…

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Posted: May 9, 2017 at 11:40 am

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…

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Posted: April 26, 2017 at 11:18 am


Famous targets get the headlines but three-quarters of those illegally hacked by newspapers were people you've never heard of By Brian Cathcart It has become…

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Posted: April 6, 2017 at 2:15 pm

Dacre v Byline: A blustering bully falls silent

by Brian Cathcart On 10 March lawyers acting for the editor of the Daily Mail and two of his colleagues wrote to the crowdfunded journalism…

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Posted: March 31, 2017 at 11:13 am

“Legs-It” Get a life? Get a better Regulator.

The Daily Mail has told critics of its “Legs-It” front page to “get a life” as the story was slammed as sexist and out of…

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