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Newspapers need a bold new regulator – Foster

July 29, 2023 by admin in News

Commenting on resignation of Baroness Peta Buscombe as head of the PCC, Co-Chair of the Liberal Democrat Culture, Media, Olympics and Sport Parliamentary Party Committee, Don Fostersaid:

“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.

“Anyone overseeing phone hacking failures has paid for their mistakes, except for one notable exception. James Murdoch should now be considering his position.

“Peta Buscombe joins a list that should grow longer yet.”