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Press Complaints Commission
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Friday 20 January 2012
The press in Britain is under-regulated but over-legislated, damaging genuine investigative journalism but allowing scandals like phone hacking to go undetected, the proprietor of The Independent told Parliament yesterday.
Wednesday 18 January 2012
Celebrity magazine editors gave a cautious welcome today to a proposal for an official register of famous people who want to remain private.
Monday 16 January 2012
State regulation of the press would be "completely the wrong direction to go" but there must be a way to ensure all newspapers sign up to any body that replaces the current system, the Culture Secretary said today.
Wednesday 11 January 2012
So how effective might it be, this new press watchdog, this "Son of PCC" as William Lewis, the former editor of The Daily Telegraph, was anxious to name it?
Tuesday 29 November 2011
Express owner objects to Mail boss who 'wants to kill me' sitting in judgement on him on his media peers
Sunday 28 August 2011
Sunday 31 July 2011
Saturday 30 July 2011
The peer who presided over the now-discredited Press Complaints Commission (PCC) report into phone hacking at the News of the World is to stand down from the watchdog.
Saturday 23 July 2011
Monday 18 July 2011
Ed Miliband will mount a new attack on the Murdoch empire today, bracketing its executives with expenses fiddling MPs and reckless bankers as examples of a "responsibility deficit". The Labour leader will also call for a tougher Press Complaints Commission in a speech at the KMPG office.
Sunday 10 July 2011
Saturday 09 July 2011
Friday 08 July 2011
The Prime Minister sounded the death knell of the Press Complaints Commission (PCC) today.
Friday 08 July 2011
Prime Minister David Cameron today promised action to "get to the bottom" of the phone hacking scandal but said it was not just about the press but about the police and "about how politics works too".
Thursday 07 July 2011
A scandal uncovered five years ago today resulted in the demise of Britain's best-selling newspaper after 168 years. Here are the key developments in the News of the World phone-hacking story:
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