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This Library Note summarises a selection of the reaction and comment expressed immediately following the publication of the report of Lord Justice Leveson’s Inquiry into the Culture, Practices and Ethics of the Press. It gives a brief background to the establishment of the Inquiry, and an outline of its key recommendations, before covering reaction to the Report in Parliament and from a selection of commentators, media outlets and organisations. It also considers public opinion poll data on these issues in advance of the Report’s publication.


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