The Leveson Inquiry is a judicial public inquiry into the culture, practices and ethics of the British press following the News International phone hacking scandal, chaired by Lord Justice Leveson, who was appointed in July 2011. A series of public hearings were held throughout 2011 and 2012. The Inquiry published the Leveson Report in November 2012, which reviewed the general culture and ethics of the British media, and made recommendations for a new, independent, body to replace the existing Press Complaints Commission, which would be recognised by the state through new laws. Part 2 of the inquiry has been delayed until after criminal prosecutions regarding events at the 'News of the World'. Wikipedia*
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Leveson Inquiry has hosted 18 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 2011 Public Hearing. The year with the most events was 2012 with 13 events. Most appearances with Brian Leveson (49), Robert Jay (46), Rupert Murdoch (7). Most common tags: Great Britain, Ethics.