Entries by Neil Wallis from 11/2012

In Defence of Self-Regulation

| Posted 11.08.2012 | UK

Britain has enjoyed Press Freedom for 317 years. It was finally wrestled from the grasp of the State, after centuries of campaigning, in 1695. Many have - literally - died to protect it ever since. So why do so many people want to give it away now?

How a By-Election Proves State Regulation of the Press is WRONG

| Posted 11.27.2012 | UK Politics

IF they succeed MPs will get the press they want - supine, acquiescent, unquestioning and dull like in state regulated France - rather than the impertinent, rude, awkward, partisan, iconoclastic press they absolutely deserve.