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News – Lord Hunt: Journalism is already ‘subject to the most extensive legal inhibitions, guidance and codes’

Originally posted on Inforrm's Blog:
There is no need for statutory media regulation because there are a whole range of statutory controls that presently exist, Lord Hunt of Wirral said at the launch of the new edition of McNae’s…

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McNae’s: still essential, 21 editions later

A journalist with no formal legal training gave his name to the industry’s media law “bible”. Leonard McNae, 1902-1996, wrote the first Essential Law for Journalists for the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ), which was published as … Continue reading

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