Whatever the Leveson Report recommends, it’s worth remembering the value of the Leveson Inquiry

by Stephen Tall on November 28, 2012

I’m as clueless as anyone else at the moment about what Lord Justice Leveson will recommend in his report, to be published tomorrow, on press standards in the wake of the phone-hacking scandal. I’ve said already I oppose any form of state regulation which would allow the government of the day, whether explicitly or (far [...]

John Kampfner on Leveson: ‘A raucous, argumentative society is a healthy society.’

by Stephen Tall on November 28, 2012

I’ve already half-nailed my colours to the mast on Leveson. First, I am opposed to any form of state regulation of the press. Secondly, to those who argue that ‘state underpinning of en independent regulator’ is entirely different, I’m eager (…)

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‘How is it that MPs who think they are the voice of the people always make the people sound so boorish?’

by Stephen Tall on November 28, 2012

As I tweeted last night: Chris Patten pwns Philip Davies here RT @gdnpolitics: A duel of two Tories turns on Patten put-down for a pit bull bit.ly/TkjXf9 — Stephen Tall (@stephentall) November 27, 2012 Simon Hoggart’s sketch — which is (…)

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