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Blog posts from Brian Cathcart

Newspapers exploit Lawrence case

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We could be forgiven for thinking it was a default procedure these days at the Daily Mail: when an editorial writer gets to the final few paragraphs about almost any subject, he or she strains to find a way to blame it all on Sir Brian Leveson.

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Press bosses try to have cake and eat it

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Having lost the public argument about press self-regulation, the big newspaper companies are now trying to get their way by other means...

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Freedom of Information at risk?
Hard-won 'rights to know' might be restricted by future expenditure cuts in Whitehall and campaigners fear the Freedom of Information Act could become a target for efficiency savings. Listen to our latest podcast about threats to FOI, with Nicholas Jones.
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