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Damian Carney: Media Accountability after the Phone Hacking Inquiry

Dr Damian Carney proposes the setting up of a new regulatory body for the press providing strong remedies for complainants, better internal controls on ethics and complaints – and enough independence from government and industry to appease the general public … Continue reading

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Cross-post: Is unfamiliarity breeding contempt?

This post also appeared on the Media Standards Trust blog. In March 2011, the Daily Mail and Sun were found guilty of contempt of court for publishing online photographs of a defendant posing with a gun at the start of … Continue reading

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MST: Libel and the public – we're all publishers now

I’ve written a short piece for the Media Standards Trust blog about libel reform and the public, in regards to online publishing. I look at the multiple publication rule and why I think we’re only at the very beginning of … Continue reading

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