Coverage of our courts is being censored - because magistrates are too quick to impose unnecessary reporting restrictions. In the interests of open justice, this has to stop.
The European Court of Human Rights and the Human Rights Act have both done a huge amount of good for people in the UK.
The depth of feeling that exists about the disaster and what came after is entirely understandable. The attorney general has a difficult task ahead deciding what consititutes contempt of court in this unique circumstance.
We expect too much of the inquest – they are inquisitorial, not adversarial, and cannot apportion blame.
Thanks to the dearth of court reporters, Nigella Lawson's trial is one of the few you will ever hear of.
The idea that the democratisation of news means we are all journalists now is, sadly, a fantasy.
Today's student media are carved in the stone of web publication though, that is potentially permanent, and searchable. The Students' Union has a duty to protect the student body from the resulting fall-out.
The cross-party plan for press regulation is unlikely to work, nor should we let it. Anyway, those proposing greater regulation of the press overestimate its influence and underestimate the good sense of their readers.