By David Banks - 09 October 09:34
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.
By Martin Moore - 09 May 03:50
Was ours "a free and open marketplace of information"? Not even close, says Martin Moore of the Media Standards Trust.
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By Alex Andreou - 29 March 03:56
The claim that the public benefits from a "raucous press" is almost entirely fictional. In the meantime, the likes of Lucy Meadows are trampled on.
By Martin Robbins - 26 March 11:04
Censoring the Daily Mail columnist, particularly in the wake of Lucy Meadows’ death, is tempting. But his views are still shared by millions, and worse is said on social media every single minute.
By New Statesman - 21 March 12:09
The New Statesman does not see its interests served by regulation designed to suit politicians.
By Rafael Behr - 19 March 09:55
The cross-party deal is a stitch-up but there is no moral authority on Fleet Street to resist it.
By New Statesman - 18 March 02:50
Read the Labour leader's letter to the Parliamentary Labour Party on today's press regulation agreement.
By Caroline Crampton - 18 March 10:38
News keeps happening, some of it quite important.
By George Eaton - 18 March 07:43
The Tories accept Labour and Lib Dem demands for statutory underpinning of a Royal Charter to establish a new press regulator.
By Alex Andreou - 15 March 03:10
Much of the press seems to be belly-down on the supermarket floor, punching the linoleum, kicking out and screaming WAAH WAAH BUT I DON’T WANT TO BE REGULATED. Here are ten truths the media needs to hear.