Articles by Daniel Hind

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UK: Who Are You Going To Believe? The Media?
Daniel Hind – Al Jazeera, 5 Dec 2011

The Leveson inquiry is asking questions of society that mainstream media must not be allowed to answer. Commentators have paid much less attention to the questions Leveson considers to be central. The media don’t want to host a discussion that is framed in constitutional terms. They don’t want their audiences to think too hard about what is meant by “the public interest” and they are frantic to ensure that any debate about checks and balances leaves their privileges unnoticed and intact.

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