Press Freedom, Public Interest and the Leveson Inquiry

Chair: Steve Hewlett, media commentator


  • Brian Cathcart, director of Hacked Off
  • Paul Connew, former editor, Sunday Mirror
  • Charlotte Harris, partner, Mishcon de Reya
  • Anne McElvoy, public policy editor, The Economist

With a contribution from Lord Hunt, Chairman of the Press Complaints Commission.

The event will include a summary of YouGov’s latest work investigating public opinion about the media and the degree to which the public favours state intervention in the regulation of the British press.

Thursday, 6 December 2012
8am: coffee/tea and pastries
8.30-9.30am panel discussion
Free Word Centre, 60 Farringdon Road, London EC1R 3GA

Attendance at the event is free to English PEN Members and Friends. RSVP to Julia Ziemer by 3 December.

If you are not a member of English PEN, you may purchase a ticket from the Free Word Centre box office.

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