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James Murdoch, Jeremy Hunt and Fernando Torres – what the Sun didn’t tell you

JAMES Murdoch bores the vigour from Lord Leveson’s inquiry into media standards with corporate speak ‘n’ spell. Jeremy Hunt lands in the brown stuff. And the Sun (prop, Rupert Murdoch – James’s dad) wonders what story to lead with on the morning after Chelsea qualify for the Champions League final and Fernando Torres scores a goal.

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Posted: 28th, April 2012 | In: Reviews | Comment

A “two-fingered salute” to the Leveson Inquiry

AS THE Leveson Inquiry into the culture, practices and ethics of the press trundles on, online magazine spiked launches an “intellectual two-fingered salute to the creeping conformism and censoriousness being unleashed by the Leveson process”.

Explaining the decision to launch a “Counter-Leveson Inquiry”, spiked editor Brendan O’Neill said the magazine intends to “carry a torch for press freedom”. The campaign will “put the case against Leveson, against judges and police getting to tell the press what its ethics should be, and against any stricture whatsoever on the right of the press, whether highbrow or low-rent, to investigate and publish what it sees fit”.

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Posted: 29th, February 2012 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comments (11)