Hacked Off: working for and with victims of press abuse
Hacked Off is working for and with victims of press abuse to ensure that the Leveson Inquiry leads to a free and fair press, and to encourage world-class journalism in the public interest.
Hacked Off was founded to campaign for a public inquiry into illegal information-gathering by the press and into related matters including the conduct of the police, politicians and mobile phone companies. The Milly Dowler revelations on 4 July convinced the public and the political world of the need for such an inquiry, and so Lord Justice Leveson was called in.
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announced in a few weeks and the campaign is now focused on making sure it gets a fair hearing and that this time we see real media reform. Research has shown that the public want a regulator that is independent of both government and editorial control. Hacked Off want to make sure that the voices of the victims and the public are heard.
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