leveson inquiry

  • 23 Mar 2013

    As politicians fret about the Leveson inquiry and struggle to square the circle of defending a media free from state interference that some argue needs to be better protected by the state from unethical corporate politicking and domination, there is great value in us returning to examine Jesus’ engagement with the a major medium of communication in his day: the Temple. Keith Hebden argues that across the chasm of the centuries, lessons in confronting power and 'domination systems' are there to be learned if we pay proper attention.

  • 19 Mar 2013

    A cross-party agreement to introduce a new press regulator to supplant the discredited Press Complaints Commission has been given a guarded welcome.

  • 18 Mar 2013

    Tonight, as the Lords vote on Leveson amendments, I have been taking part in a lively discussion, with expert input, hosted jointly by the two National Union of Journalists branches in Edinburgh.

  • 18 Mar 2013

    The disagreement about Leveson purports to be a debate about 'press freedom'. In those terms, it is monstrously distorted. Powerful interests are disingenuously trying to portray as lingering 'state control' a reasonable attempt to give an arms-length independent regulatory framework legal underpinning as a matter of last resort.

  • 18 Mar 2013

    The pressure group Hacked Off, which wants to see the full implementation of key elements of the Leveson inquiry into the operation and ethics of the press in Britain, has denounced last last week's press industry statement on the matter as "deeply misleading".

  • 18 Mar 2013

    As the three large Westminster parties seek a deal to handle the Leveson enquiry proposals on the press, details of a 'dab of statute' compromise are emerging.

  • 17 Mar 2013

    Sensational new twists in the story that got the whole controversy started are being overshadowed, says campaign group Hacked Off.

  • 17 Mar 2013

    "Media, Faith and State post-Leveson" is the theme of a panel discussion on Tuesday 19 March 2003 in the Martin Hall, Edinburgh University School of Divinity, New College, Mound Place, Edinburgh, EH1 2LX.

  • 2 Dec 2012

    Nearly 100,000 people have signed a petition calling for the full implementation of the Leveson inquiry findings, just three days after they were unveiled.

  • 30 Nov 2012

    The Leveson inquiry reveals the need to shine an independent light on the workings of the newspaper industry, say respondents to the new report on press standards.