Author Archives: Gideon Reid

Nov 28 2012

A look back to 19th Century thoughts on British Free Press & The Law.

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Between 1801 and 1894 a little newspaper in the North of England ran this motto underneath it’s title. A Free Press, Without Licentiousness, Is The Best Palladium Of British Liberty  (The Lancaster Gazette 1801-1894) Strong sentiment from a regional newspaper … Continue reading

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Nov 28 2012

Talk about burying the lede…

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Can’t wait for Thursday’s release of the full report? Take a trip to your local video store…for a reminder that the problems of journalistic corruption have been with us for many many years, here’s an excellently staged parable of the … Continue reading

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Nov 27 2012

Policy briefs from the LSE Media Policy Project.

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LSE MPP announces its plan to monitor the first 48 hours of Leveson coverage in the UK press. Damion Tambini asks: “Will they report Leveson fairly, or will they will use their power to turn public opinion against the report or … Continue reading

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Nov 23 2012

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! – What Is This Blog For?

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Lord Leveson will present his report on newspaper regulation this Thursday at 1:30pm You can get it direct from The Leveson Inquiry Website. We’ll be live on the day with some deep background coverage – we will aim to provide you … Continue reading

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