David Cameron refused to be drawn on calls from the Hacked Off campaign to establish an independent press regulator.
"We must wait for Lord Justice Leveson's report, I don't want to pre-judge," Cameron told the BBC's Andrew Marr Show on Sunday.
"We do need to address the situation, the status quo is not acceptable. We've got to have a regulatory system that works for ordinary people, but we have to wait."
Speaking on the first day of the Tory party conference David Cameron rejected plans for a 'mansion tax' and signalled further budget cuts.
As the Conservative Party Conference begins David Cameron has already ruled out the controversial 'mansion tax' plans.
David Cameron today will pledge to use Britain's veto to block the European Union budget if it is not in the UK interest.