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The three biggest newspaper myths of 2016 debunked

These early days of 2017 are worrying ones for newspapers. Dangerous myths have grown up in the wake of the Leveson Report into the “culture, practices and ethics” of the Press. Now, as part two of Leveson looms, it is time to … Continue reading

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Why the ex-minister who left his lights on wants to curb an ‘over-mighty’ Press

From his cosy perch in the House of Lords, a peer has been haughtily condemning newspapers for having the temerity to challenge a threat to free speech. Tory Lord Jenkin of Roding, who served as an energy minister in the … Continue reading

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Community resolution and anonymity for suspects: a dangerous combination

The Labour party’s criticism of the use of so-called community resolution to deal with serious crime adds weight to doubts raised last month about giving anonymity to people arrested by the police. The combination of the two will fuel fears … Continue reading

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