Colombo Telegraph

Leveson Report Calls For New Press Law

• Inquiry recommends new regulator with statutory backstop
• McCanns and Dowlers had ‘devastating’ experiences
• Hunt gave a ‘perception of bias’ in contacts with News Corp
• Met criticised for failing to re-investigate hacking

“Lord Justice Leveson has recommended the introduction of the first press law in Britain since the 17th century – proposing that a statutory body such as Ofcom should take responsibility for monitoring an overhauled Press Complaints Commission.” the Guardian reports. Read more

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