Adrian Hamilton: Leveson risks becoming mired in politics – Adrian Hamilton – Commentators – The Independent

by peterjukes

In a revealing intervention during the Murdoch evidence last week, Lord Justice Leveson declared that every section of society – “including judges” – were made accountable “except the media”. Whenever it came to discussing with editors or proprietors the behaviour of the press, there has appeared an assumption, first, that the media is extremely powerful, and, second, that it acts outside the bounds of society, if not the law.

via Adrian Hamilton: Leveson risks becoming mired in politics – Adrian Hamilton – Commentators – The Independent.

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