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Parties agree press Charter deal

The three main political parties have reached a deal on a proposed royal charter for a new system of press regulation. The Government and the newspapers remain deadlocked after the industry reacted coldly to the latest proposals.

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Press should 'bring in its own regulation'

The Society of Editors has said the press should bring in its own system of self-regulation, as opposed to the Royal Charter final draft proposed today by MPs.

The industry is well-advanced into bringing in a new system which is Leveson-compliant. But it's one that the industry should bring out itself - that's what Leveson suggested.

– Bob Satchwell, Society of Editors

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