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Siren FM Special – The Leveson Report

Written by on 29th November 2012

It’s been a year since Lord Justice Leveson opened the hearings which have formed the focal point of the Inquiry into press ethics following the phone hacking scandal. Finally with the report published
with recommendations on the future of press regulation and governance, it’s provoked more than a little interest and some political divisions!

Siren FM is based at a university with an international reputation for academic expertise on journalism ethics, and has been drawing on their expertise with the the release of the Report. You can listen to predictions, discussion and reaction from Professors Brian Winston, Richard Keeble and John Tulloch, Karl McCartney MP, former editor of the Lincolnshire Echo Jon Grubb, and many other academics and practitioners in 2 special programmes presented by Andrew David.

Karl McCartney – MP for Lincoln


Live reaction with Peter Smith, Jonathan Cresswell, Jane Crofts and more


Jane Chapman: Professor of Communication


Jon Grubb: Former editor of the Lincolnshire Echo


Jonathan Cresswell: Technology reporter


Richard Keeble: Professor of Journalism


Roger De Bank: Former sub-editor of Leicester Mercury