The fight for a free press – in Britain

Newspaper bosses last night announced plans to mount an extraordinary legal challenge to plans to impose on the Press a Royal Charter written by politicians.

They are to argue that the Government’s handling of a rival Royal Charter proposed by the newspaper and magazine industry was unlawful.

Industry bodies – through the Press Standards Board of Finance, which funds the existing regulatory system – are to apply to the High Court for judicial review….

Via Newspapers to launch legal challenge against plans to control Press: Politicians acted unlawfully, High Court will be told @ Mail Online.

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