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Leveson’s law

Make it easier to get redress—not harder to publish

By Alastair Brett   January 2013

Protestors dressed as David Cameron and Rupert Murdoch at the publication of the Leveson Report on 29th November (photo: Rex Features)

Following the Leveson report into the culture, practices and ethics of the press, the most heated discussion concerns whether Fleet Street would be subject to self-regulation or to statutory intervention. But this binary discussion omits a crucial element: the judiciary, which has a role of great significance to play in shaping the post-Leveson media. Its contribution should be to assist in reforming the appalling cost of taking…

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