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Posted: May 9, 2016 at 11:20 am

ANOTHER ONE-EYED FABLE FROM THE CORPORATE PRESS

by Brian Cathcart The corporate papers that are determined to resist Leveson-based reform are currently playing what they evidently consider to be their strongest card,…

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Posted: April 29, 2016 at 2:16 pm

The Sun, Rebekah Brooks and a rampage of unethical conduct

By Brian Cathcart That was a bad week for the Sun. First the Hillsborough verdict removed the last shred of doubt that the paper’s infamous…

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Posted: April 19, 2016 at 12:13 pm

CAMERON’S BROKEN PROMISES ON POLITICIANS AND THE PRESS: THE FACTS

What Cameron admitted in 2011-12 ‘The relationship did get unhealthy. It was too close and, as I have put it, too much time was spent…

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Posted: April 15, 2016 at 2:05 pm

BETRAYING THE VICTIMS OF PRESS ABUSE: THE FACTS

Cameron’s promises Many times, both before and after the Leveson Inquiry, David Cameron promised to listen to the views of victims of press abuses –…

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Posted: April 13, 2016 at 10:14 am

WHITTINGDALE SHOULD NEVER HAVE INTERFERED WITH PRESS REGULATION

By Brian Cathcart The controversy surrounding Culture Secretary John Whittingdale today underlines how wrong he was, as a minister, to involve himself directly in the…

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Posted: April 11, 2016 at 11:24 am

David Cameron and Leveson 2: The Promises

By Professor Brian Cathcart Part 2 of the Leveson Inquiry is meant to investigate the true scale of press lawbreaking and who is responsible, and…

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