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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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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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