Lord Leveson

The Lord Rennard Saga Has Greater Implications for the Country

Phil Hall | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Politics
Phil Hall

The Lord Rennard saga has greater implications for the country than simply exposing what he did or didn't do. Nick Clegg famously took a swipe at "the self-appointed detectives in the Press" in relation to the allegations against his party's former Chief Executive...

Press Regulation is the Greatest Threat to Purveyors of Poison

Will Black | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Will Black

As we await the Privy Council's announcement on press regulation, one might expect tabloid editors and proprietors to keep a low profile and try to keep wraps on their more extremist views.

Mehdi's Morning Memo: 'No Miracle Cure'

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 20.03.2013 | UK Politics

The ten things you need to know on Sunday 17 March 2013... Budget 2013 live : Follow George Osborne's announcement here with our 'At A Glance' guid...

Leveson Recommendation 'Could Be Unlawful'

PA | Posted 21.02.2013 | UK

One of the central recommendations of Lord Justice Leveson's report on press regulation could be unlawful, lawyers commissioned by the newspaper indus...

Debunking The Five Biggest Media Myths About The Leveson Report

Mehdi Hasan | Posted 02.02.2013 | UK Politics
Mehdi Hasan

There are plenty of legitimate arguments to be made against the judge's recommendations but can we please get our facts straight? And drop all the references to "positively Orwellian" measures and "Mugabe's Zimbabwe"? Ahead of this afternoon's debate in the Commons on press regulation, here's my modest attempt to debunk the five biggest media myths about the Leveson report.

WATCH: What David Cameron REALLY Thinks About The Leveson Report

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.11.2012 | UK Comedy

Find out what David Cameron was really thinking during his House of Commons speech about the Leveson Inquiry. (Subtitles for The Huffington Post UK...

Church Gives Impassioned Plea In Favour Of Leveson

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 30.11.2012 | UK

Singer Charlotte Church backed the findings of the Leveson Inquiry on Thursday, calling it a “real and practical way of dealing with the problems of...

Is Cameron To Reject State Regulation Of Press?

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.11.2012 | UK

The prime minister is keeping an open mind about the future regulation of the press and will make no decisions before he has seen Lord Justice Leveson...

What Did Murdoch Say 17 Times At Leveson?

Posted 22.01.2013 | UK

For your average punter, the Leveson Inquiry seems have gone on and on and on and... Well, the hacks at Press Association have clearly had some tim...

Leveson Announces Publication Date

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.11.2012 | UK

Pressure group The Free Speech Network, which comprises UK and global newspaper publishers, has launched an advertising campaign warning of the danger...

'Fast, Unpredictable And Hard To Control But Fun'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.01.2013 | UK Politics

The prime minister faced fresh embarrassment on Saturday over text messages he exchanged with former News International boss Rebekah Brooks. In one...

Leveson Report Delayed Until Late November

The Guardian | Posted 30.12.2012 | UK

Lord Justice Leveson's report on the regulation of newspapers following his inquiry into the culture and practices of the press has been delayed until...

Anne Main MP Writes To Leveson Over BBC Handling Of Jimmy Savile Allegations

PA | Posted 04.10.2012 | UK

Below is a full transcript of the letter Anne Main MP has addressed to Lord Justice Leveson urging his Inquiry to look into the BBC's handling and rep...

Leveson Inquiry Finally Ends

PA | Posted 23.09.2012 | UK

Lord Justice Leveson on Tuesday thanked the press as the 97-day Leveson Inquiry came to an end. He said reporters covering the inquiry in London du...

Leveson To Break Silence On 'Threat To Quit' Story

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.06.2012 | UK

Lord Justice Leveson is expected to break his silence on a controversial phone call in which he questioned David Cameron's commitment to his inquiry. ...

Leveson 'Threatens To Quit' After Attack By Michael Gove

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.06.2012 | UK Politics

The judge leading the investigation into media ethics in the wake of the phone hacking scandal was poised to quit following a public attack on the pro...

Mail Online Editor Martin Clarke To Address Leveson

PA | Posted 09.05.2012 | UK

The editor of the Mail Online will give evidence to the Leveson Inquiry today, ahead of potentially explosive appearances by former News International...

And The Next Head On The Block Is...

PA | Posted 03.07.2012 | UK

Rebekah Brooks will appear before the Leveson Inquiry next week. The former News International chief executive is expected to be asked about her re...

PMQS Sketch: Cameron Turns Purple And Miliband Learns To Point

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 25.04.2012 | UK Politics

So things are very, very bad, having only recently been merely quite bad. We're back in recession; another Tory cabinet member is on the rocks; yet fo...

I've Had A Good Relationship With The Media, Says Yates

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.03.2012 | UK

A former Metropolitan assistant commissioner who did not reveal that the-then deputy prime minister, John Prescott, had been a victim of phone hacking...

Lord Leveson Slams 'Troubling' Criticism Of His Inquiry

Posted 27.02.2012 | UK Politics

Lord Justice Leveson has hit out at "publicly expressed concerns" that the inquiry into media ethics that he chairs risks impinging on the freedom of ...

Death of a Journalist and a New Era for Her Profession

Mark Borkowski | Posted 16.03.2012 | UK
Mark Borkowski

It's a fact that old media is in fast decline, that I will see the death of print. Hopefully the legend of Sue Carrol will be preserved and cherished and not lost in the sea of detritus and the sins of a generation of lazy hacks.

Twitter's Take On Piers Morgan's Leveson Appearance

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 20.12.2011 | UK

The appearance of the controversial and oft-abrasive Piers Morgan at the Leveson inquiry has been widely anticipated. The former Daily Mirror and N...

Leveson Warns Newspapers Not To Target Phone Hacking Critics

PA | Posted 14.01.2012 | UK

The chairman of the public inquiry into press standards has warned editors against targeting people who speak out against intrusion by journalists. ...

Milly Dowler's Parents To Join Phone Hacking Inquiry

Ned Simons | Posted 14.11.2011 | UK

The parents of Milly Dowler, Hugh Grant, JK Rowling and other alleged victims of phone hacking have been named as "core participants" in the public i...