Hacked Off campaign

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John Cleese blasts the BBC in lecture on the rise of stupidity
The Fawlty Towers star rails against the government, the BBC and British newspapers in stage appearance for Hacked Off

Mark Lawson

09, Jul, 2018 @3:49 PM

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Sayeeda Warsi accuses UK press of hate speech and Islamophobia
Former Tory minister uses Leveson lecture address to single out the Sun and the Times for ‘extraordinarily irresponsible’ coverage

Graham Ruddick Media editor

14, Nov, 2017 @9:57 PM

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Hugh Grant: reluctant he may be but talented he certainly is | Observer profile
Almost since he started acting, he has sought other purposes, including as a press abuse campaigner. But a brilliant turn in the new Paddington Bear film is set to herald an acting renaissance

Ryan Gilbey

05, Nov, 2017 @12:05 AM

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Phone hacking was terrible, but there are greater threats online
The phone-hacking era did terrible damage, but perhaps it would now be better to focus on the threat presented by fake news on social media

Peter Preston

21, Oct, 2017 @11:05 PM

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Hacked Off punches above its weight, but it will not - and should not - win
Group campaigning for the implementation of section 40 has forced newspaper owners and editors to bring out their big guns in order to crush its advance

Roy Greenslade

13, Jan, 2017 @8:01 AM

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Why Private Eye and the FT are right to oppose section 40
Britain’s foremost satirical magazine and its leading business newspaper find common cause in their antagonism towards the imposition of an iniquitous law

Roy Greenslade

11, Jan, 2017 @8:03 AM

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Phone hacking is yesterday’s news. We should focus on far greater threats | Peter Preston
In an era of fake news and unregulated social media, arguments over press regulation seem beside the point

Peter Preston

08, Jan, 2017 @12:01 AM

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How our laws inspired Trump’s attack on free speech | Nick Cohen
Hard-won press freedoms are under attack on both sides of the Atlantic

Nick Cohen

03, Dec, 2016 @6:15 PM

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What students should do about newspapers (instead of banning them)
Use your digital tools to argue your case against the editorial agendas of the Daily Mail, Daily Express and the Sun because there is no silver bullet solution

Roy Greenslade

02, Dec, 2016 @12:40 PM

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Ipso recruits panel to provide perspective on its work by readers
Core participant at the Leveson inquiry among the six people who will act as external reviewers of the press regulator’s conduct and practice

Roy Greenslade

23, Nov, 2016 @11:06 AM

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Why I have opposed the Guardian being regulated by Ipso
After the history of misbehaviour by certain national newspaper publishers it is entirely unacceptable to join with them in a system of regulation

Roy Greenslade

02, Nov, 2016 @8:39 AM

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Why I reject press regulation through the royal charter
Newspaper publishers are right to be concerned about the implications of section 40, a form of compulsion that is inimical to press freedom

Roy Greenslade

31, Oct, 2016 @11:59 AM

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