Implementing Leveson, how the national newspaper groups use the local press as “human shields” – Hugh Tomlinson QC

20 12 2016

nottingham-postThe local press has, over the past few weeks, been running an anti-Leveson campaign in response to the Government’s unfair and unbalanced consultation on the implementation of Leveson. The themes are familiar: local newspapers are the life blood of democracy, they didn’t do phone hacking but they will be financially ruined if section 40 is implemented. Read the rest of this entry »