Leveson publishes report into press standards

First published in News Stroud News and Journal: Photograph of the Author by , Photographer

Lord Justice Leveson condemned decades of "outrageous" behaviour by newspapers as he called for a new regulatory system backed by law.

In a damning report, the judge said the press had repeatedly acted as if its own code of conduct "simply did not exist", and "wreaked havoc with the lives of innocent people".

Read the executive summary of the report below, or buy a copy here.

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