There is nothing in any of the proposals aired at the inquiry or in Leveson or in the hubbub since that will make regulatory issues any more tractable than they have been for over the last two decades. Heaven knows, the PCC needed more muscle and more independence. But, there is no half-decent system of press regulation in the world that does not begin with the taking of complaints from the public. Yet Leveson rejected the notion that a complaints-driven system could justify calling itself a regulator.
As many as 250,000 Burmese migrants work within the Thai fishing industry. Investigators found evidence that some of those working onboard fishing vessels operating in the Gulf of Thailand and Andaman Sea suffer brutal exploitation during long periods at sea, enduring cramped - and potentially dangerous - working and living conditions.
Its death has been much predicted and is long in coming but Investigative Journalism in Britain is still in rude health. In the last year alone we have seen Rupert Murdoch catapulted to crisis by 'Hackgate', Sepp Blatter forced into a corner and Jack Warner out of FIFA, a policeman prosecuted for the unlawful killing of a bystander at the G20 demonstrations in 2009 ,a quarter of a million previously secret diplomatic cables released by Wikileaks, Winterbourne View , a 'care' home exposed and closed by 'Panorama' and more wrongdoers brought to justice all thanks to the diggers of the journalistic world.