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Hacked Off write to Prime Minister Jacinda Arden ahead of ‘Christchurch Call’

A huge thank you to almost 6,000 of you who wrote to the Government asking that the “Christchurch Call” pledge apply to newspapers and websites, alongside social media companies.   In New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s speech at the G7 Paris summit she demanded that “we must also acknowledge that the traditional media have…

Government labelled “Corrupt” over Leveson Part Two suppression in R4 Documentary

On Sunday May 5th, Radio 4 aired the documentary “The Press, the Police, the Politicians and Their Public”, which challenged the Government’s claim that completing the Leveson Inquiry was no longer in the public interest.   Hearing from press whistle-blowers, investigators and victims, some of the top revelations included:   Lord Paddick, former Deputy Assistant…

Press Release: Hacked Off analysis of media coverage of the Christchurch Attacks

Christchurch attack: Analysis reveals role of traditional media publishers in amplifying hatred Government criticised for exempting the same publishers from proposed online harms regulator Parliamentary Committees briefed on the role of newspaper publishers in endangering our safety and security   The individual responsible for the terror attack in Christchurch New Zealand on 15th March 2019…