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British Parliamentary inquiry into press standards following string of defamation cases

By Steven | November 20, 2008

A British Parliamentary committee is to conduct an inquiry into British press standards, and will be asking whether the self-regulatory system needs toughening up.

┬áIt has been sparked by the media’s coverage (resulting in several successful defamation claims for their false accusations) of the disappearance of three-year-old Madeleine McCann in Portugal last year.

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