A Response to the Leveson Consultation, Part 6: The Public Benefits of Section 40 – Brian Cathcart

11 01 2017

LevesonThis is the sixth part of a response to the government consultation which concluded today.  It deals with the benefits of Section 40 of the Crime and Courts Act 2013 for the public and the press. Read the rest of this entry »





A Response to the Leveson Consultation, Part 5: The Public Benefits of Section 40 – Brian Cathcart

10 01 2017

presentation1-1This is the fifth part of a response to the government consultation. More will follow. We will welcome your comments, and if you wish to register your views with the government, click here. Read the rest of this entry »





A Response to the Leveson Consultation, Part 4: Press Freedom and Charter Regulation – Brian Cathcart

10 01 2017

prpThis is the fourth part of a response to the government consultation. More will follow. We will welcome your comments, and if you wish to register your views with the government, click here. Read the rest of this entry »





A Response to the Leveson Consultation, Part 3: The State of Press Regulation – Brian Cathcart

9 01 2017

IPSOVSPCCThis is the third part of a response to the government consultation. More will follow. We will welcome your comments, and if you wish to register your views with the government, click here. Read the rest of this entry »





A Response to the Leveson Consultation, Part 2: The Falsehood that “much has changed” – Brian Cathcart

8 01 2017

Leveson.jpgThis is the second part of a response to the government consultation. More will follow. We will welcome your comments, and if you wish to register your views with the government, click here. Read the rest of this entry »





A Response to the Leveson Consultation, Part 1: A Damaging Political Intervention – Brian Cathcart

8 01 2017

Leveson-inquiryThis is the first part of an extended response to the government consultation published by Hacked Off. More parts will follow. If you wish to register your views with the government, click here. Read the rest of this entry »





Where press regulation is concerned, we’re already being fed ‘post-truth’ journalism – Brian Cathcart

4 01 2017

fleet-streetThe Times newspaper greeted the start of 2017 by warning: “The freedom of the press is under direct and immediate threat.” Its Murdoch stablemate, The Sun, went further by identifying the “sinister zealots behind regulators [who] want to destroy the popular press”. Read the rest of this entry »