Press Standards

The 'Line of Decency' Is Just a Dot in the Distance for the Daily Mail

Kieran Turner-Dave | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Kieran Turner-Dave

By accusing the Labour Party leader's deceased father of having "hated Britain", and subsequently invading the memorial service for Ed Miliband's late uncle, The Mail has incurred outrage from all sides of British politics...

Leveson Report Must Herald Change

Damian Collins | Posted 29.01.2013 | UK Politics
Damian Collins

A free press is vital to a free society and a properly functioning democracy. Once statutory regulation of the press comes in, no matter how far removed from politicians, it will call into question the integrity of the system, and lead to pressure for greater intervention in the future.

Leveson: Chewed, Swallowed, Digested

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.11.2012 | UK

The Leveson report into press ethics was released on Thursday - in four volumes - weighing 10 kilos, and covering some 2,000 pages. The Huffington...

Fines Of Up To £1m Proposed By Peers At Leveson

PA | Posted 09.07.2012 | UK

Newspaper owners would face fines of up to £1 million under a proposed new system of press self regulation, an inquiry into journalistic standards ha...

Breaking The Law Can Shed Light On Crime, Sky News Boss Says

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.04.2012 | UK

Journalists have to consider breaking the law on occasion in order to "shed light" on wrong doing, the head of Sky News has told the Leveson inquiry, ...

Celebs Sienna Miller, Hugh Grant And JK Rowling First To Give Evidence In Leveson Inquiry

PA | Posted 18.01.2012 | UK

Hugh Grant, Sienna Miller and JK Rowling will be among the first witnesses to give evidence to the Leveson Inquiry into press standards next week. ...