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Why doesn’t Leveson pass Cameron’s “bonkers” test? And would Ofcom really be a “flawed” backstop?

[David Cameron to Andrew Marr] “We must wait for what Lord Leveson says … I don’t want to pre-judge it. We don’t want heavy-handed state intervention. We’ve got to have a free press.” Backing up with legislation the self regulation of an industry that has consistently failed to be harsh to itself hardly qualifies as more…

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Morgan’s line on #Hacking is less than convincing…

Quote of the day has to be this opener from Guido:   It’s an interesting contribution, not least after Piers Morgan’s assertion he knew nothing about phone hacking at the Daily Mirror. As the Sabotage Times notes:  …while he could offer up an explanation of how to hack a phone he struggled to remember who more…

Why not appoint a Scottish judge to investigate Murdochgate?

Fascinating and thoughtful analysis from Lallands Peat Worrier on the subject of …the issue is one of the objective appearance of impartiality, which is clearly potentially compromised when the judge moves in the social milieu as the journalists, executives and officers they are examining. On twitter and in a comment after an article by David more…