Press Regulation in a Converging Environment
17 Pages Posted: 19 Jan 2016 Last revised: 5 Mar 2016
Date Written: February 29, 2016
With the Leveson Inquiry, the Royal Charter and a forthcoming revision of the Communications Act 2003, the need to re-design the existing regulatory framework for the press in a converging media environment is becoming increasingly apparent. This contribution considers the need for a regulatory scheme for the press and the difficulties of preserving freedom of expression while protecting and balancing other fundamental rights.
Keywords: Press, Regulation, Leveson, Editors’ Code, PCC, IPSO, Convergence, Internet
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