UK government rethinks threats to press freedom

Warrington vs Leeds, 13March2015, Photo: Anthony Moretti

Warrington vs Leeds, 13March2015, Photo: Anthony Moretti

The Times has the details.

Giving evidence to the Commons culture, media and sport committee, Ms Bradley, who has held meetings with local and national newspaper editors, indicated that she did not want to go ahead with something that might put regional papers out of business. She insisted that she wanted robust and reliable regulation giving confidence to victims but said that 99 per cent of the press were not signing up to a regulator that was seeking formal recognition.

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