Spectator rejects Royal Charter on press regulation

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Tomorrow's Spectator is clear on press regulation. Credit: Spectator

The Spectator magazine has announced that it will not sign up to the Royal Charter on press regulation.

Editor Fraser Nelson said: “Our view is that press regulation and the freedom of the press are too important to be decided by a deal cooked up between politicians and Hacked Off at 2am in Ed Miliband’s office.”

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