BBC Newsnight

BBC Newsnight reported on the events surrounding the release that day of the Leveson Report of the year-long investigation after… read more

BBC Newsnight reported on the events surrounding the release that day of the Leveson Report of the year-long investigation after revelations of telephone hacking and other illegal behavior surfaced at Rupert Murdoch’s News International. Lord Justice Brian Leveson delivered his final report into the culture, practices, and ethics of the British press earlier that day in London. Later in the day, British Prime Minister David Cameron and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg addressed members of the House of Commons on the findings and recommendations of the report and the balance of freedom of the press and the rights of individuals. Those interviewed also reflected on the future of journalism and the impact of Leveson’s recommendations on the Internet and digital media. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
309686-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Broadcast
Location:
London, United Kingdom
First Aired:
Nov 30, 2012

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  • Nov 30, 2012 | 1:57am EST | C-SPAN 2