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Newspapers to invite public to review journalists

Newspapers will invite members of the public to review the way papers are written in the wake of the Leveson Report, it has been announced.

The Editors' Code of Practice Committee said it plans to review the journalists' code in a series of new initatives following Lord Justice Leveson's recommendations for the reform of press regulation.

Five lay individuals will be appointed to the committee of 13 editors, along with a chairman and a director of the new press regulator.