How Thatcherite are you?

by Stephen Tall on April 20, 2013

“We are all Thatcherites now,” declared David Cameron on the morning of Margaret Thatcher’s funeral. Not so, said Nick Clegg: “He’s the leader of the Conservative Party he’s perfectly entitled to say that. I certainly wouldn’t call myself a Thatcherite. I’m a Liberal, she wasn’t a Liberal. I’ve always called myself a Liberal, I always […]

Small-scale blogs to be excluded from post-Leveson media regulation

by Stephen Tall on April 20, 2013

A week ago I posed (and answered) the question, After Leveson: which blogs are to be regulated? Answer: no-one yet knows. Well, we do now know. The Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) yesterday announced a ‘refinement’ of the Leveson legislation included within the Crime and Courts Bill. And it confirms that small-blogs are […]

Today’s Link-Love: April 20, 2013

by Stephen Tall on April 20, 2013

Here’s today’s hand-picked selection that caught my interest… Leveson: new proposals to ensure small blogs are exempt from exemplary damages and costs incentives for membership of a press regulator – News stories – Inside Government – GOV.UK The DCMS speaks (…)

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