Monthly Archives: December 2011

Thoughts on Leveson:what is not in the press?

One thing that has struck me about the Leveson enquiry is how it has stayed away from discussing what is not published.  At the moment, we are focused on the various methods the press did, or did not, use to … Continue reading

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A modest defence of regulators: the case of the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)

Since the phone hacking scandal began, the ICO has been under pressure over the handling of related investigations. In particular, he has faced criticism over the handling of Operation Motorman.  Since the Levenson enquiry began, the criticisms have increased.  The … Continue reading

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