Prospect’s pick of the responses to Lord Leveson’s 2000-page report into the British press:
The paper praises much of the report but takes issue with its endorsement of legislation, calling instead for independent regulation.
2. Towards a grand bargain with the press by Philip Stevens (The Financial Times)
Stevens explains why self-regulation will never work and calls for libel law reform:
“Lord Justice Leveson is right: the press cannot any longer expect to mark its own homework; but neither should the rich and powerful.”