Category : Brian Cathcart

On Leveson, language and topsy-turviness

A response to the Media Standards Trust's Martin Moore

Index debates life after Leveson at the Frontline Club

It was a packed house last night for our event at the Frontline Club debating life after the Leveson Inquiry, which is set to make recommendations for regulation of the British press this autumn. Panellists Brian Cathcart (Kingston University and Hacked Off), David Aaronovitch (Times), Helen Lewis (New Statesman) and Angela Phillips (Goldsmiths and the […]

Free speech? Not when a newspaper sets a private eye on a journalist

Brian Cathcart: Free speech? Not when a newspaper sets a private eye on a journalist

Leveson: Time to lift the lid on Motorman

Brian Cathcart: Time for Leveson lift the lid on Motorman

Trevor Kavanagh, the Sun and press freedom

Padraig Reidy: Trevor Kavanagh, the Sun and press freedom

The Sun, the baby and the bathwater

Brian Cathcart: The Sun, the baby and the bathwater

In praise of the hacked — civil litigants exposed News International

Brian Cathcart: In praise of phone-hacking civil litigants --- they exposed News International

Ethics training not the issue, academics tell Leveson Inquiry

Marta Cooper: Ethics training not the issue, academics tell Leveson Inquiry

Courts and controversy

The UK press may show more restraint in reporting of high-profile cases if contempt laws are vigorously enforced, says Brian Cathcart

The PCC rearranges the deckchairs

Brian Cathcart: The PCC rearranges the deckchairs

News of the World hacked Sarah Payne’s mother’s phone

The Guardian hasĀ revealed that the News of the World hacked Sara Payne’s phone, which Rebekah Brooks had given her as a gift. Payne had previously been told, accurately, that her name did not appear in Glenn Mulcaire’s notes, but her personal details were found there on Tuesday. The News of the World used itsĀ final issue […]