Don Foster: Newspapers need a bold new regulator

July 29, 2011 3:31 PM
Originally published by UK Liberal Democrats

"The PCC has clearly failed. It was limited in its powers and its ambition. What we need now is a bold regulator that editors can't ignore.

"Several people involved in the phone-hacking scandal have already paid for their mistakes, with one notable exception. James Murdoch should now be considering his position.

"Peta Buscombe joins a list that should grow longer yet."