Press freedom

Press freedom

23 October 2012

In defence of ‘shameless anti-Leveson propaganda’

As many liberal journalists and ‘hackademics’ desert the cause, it is time to take a stand for the freedom of the press to be an unruly mess.

10 October 2012

No ‘victims’ veto’ on press freedom

Celebrity demands for David Cameron to back state regulation of the press have revealed the true mission of the Leveson inquisition.

6 September 2012

Leveson: drawing up the battlelines

Mick Hume, author of a new book on press freedom, says questioning of the Leveson Inquiry is in danger of being too little, too late.

The Guardian calls for the licensing of the press

If you want to know how far today’s climate of censoriousness has gone, look no further than this morning’s liberal Guardian newspaper.

19 June 2012

Now Leveson wants heretics ‘gagged’

So why has almost the only public figure to question the inquiry into the press been a leading Tory member of the government that launched it?

14 June 2012

Leveson: a menace to democracy, too

So why do so many liberal-minded observers praise the Lord Justice and his QC sidekick as a two-man ‘British spring’?

15 May 2012

A respectable riot against tabloid readers

The interrogation of Rebekah Brooks over the NotW exposing paedophiles only exposed the prejudices behind the Leveson inquisition.

26 April 2012

Is Murdoch really
a lizard in a suit?

The Murdoch-bashing of the smart set who believes he ‘controls Britain’ has crossed the line from rational inquiry into David Icke territory.

11 April 2012

Panorama and the toxic BBC culture

The editor of the Weekend Australian says the BBC’s claim that News Corp encouraged piracy against competitors is pure conspiracy theory.

29 March 2012

Who wants to live in
Hugh Grant’s ‘ideal world’?

The tabloid-bashing actor-crusader returns to read Lord Justice Leveson’s script on ‘light touch’ state regulation of the press.