Boris Johnson has called on newspaper editors to rally behind the Spectator magazine in opposing the Royal Charter governing
Andrew Marr has said he sympathises with newspapers in their battle over press regulation. The broadcaster, a former editor
What did you do with your extra hour last Sunday? If Instagram were to be believed, I'd hazard a guess it was working on your Halloween costume. Yep, forget Christmas, if there's a 'festival' worth getting dressed up for, Halloween appears to be very much it... with us Brits having taken a cue from our American cousins and embraced the event with gusto this year. Away from pumpkins and cat costumes, it was a toss up this week as to who got the biggest fright.
British journalism has been battered by an unrelenting power grab on the part of the country's political classes. The move to foist an "all-party agreed" infrastructure of regulation by Royal Charter underpinned by punitive statutory sanction is part of a pattern of attack.
The fact is that many journalists see regulation, whether self or statuary, as 'crossing the Rubicon' and an invasion into the historic traditions of the British free press. Statuary regulation conjured up by the government in the interests of the politicians? Not under our watch.
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A Royal Charter governing the regulation of Britain's press has been signed by The Queen despite a late attempt to stop the
Newspaper and magazine publishers have been refused an urgent injunction to stop ministers going to the Privy Council to
Furious newspaper publishers are considering an urgent appeal after the High Court rejected their bid to block a new cross