Opinion: “The press we deserve?” – Brian Cathcart

21 09 2011

Sir Harry Evans deserves credit for organising this week’s debate about ‘the press we deserve’ in central London.  It was deeply depressing, however, to see a panel of the great and the good discussing the press they thought they deserved, with hardly a reference to the reading public and with no apparent awareness of the depth of failings in the (absent) tabloid press.  Read the rest of this entry »





Hacked Off – new campaign manifesto

21 09 2011

The Hacked Off campaign was set up in July to campaign for a public inquiry into phone hacking and other media misconduct.  Following the establishment of the Leveson Inquiry it has now published a new campaign manifesto, dealing with its campaign aims and objectives going forward.  This was first published on the Hacked Off website on 19 September 2011. Read the rest of this entry »