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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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Posted: January 11, 2017 at 9:45 am

Hacked Off’s response to the Leveson Consultation

Our response to the Consultation can be found here. Further to our main response, please also find below further evidence and analysis in support of our…

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Posted: January 3, 2017 at 1:41 pm

Implementing Leveson: “FreeThePress” another dishonest anti-Leveson campaign

The corporate press has, in recent weeks, been heavily promoting an anti-Leveson campaign called “FreeThePress”.  This is described by the News Media Association as a…

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Posted: December 29, 2016 at 7:41 pm

Implementing Leveson, the local press seeks to defend the indefensible

Over the past few weeks the national press has ramped up its dishonest and unprincipled campaign against the implementation of the Leveson recommendations.  It finances…

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Posted: December 5, 2016 at 9:00 am

Consultation on Leveson: The press has no case at all

by Brian Cathcart The Government has launched a public consultation on ‘The Leveson Inquiry and its Implementation’. You might think that when they consult in…

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