“COUNCILS THAT GET THINGS WRONG COULD SHUT DOWN LOCAL NEWSPAPERS JUST BY TAKING THEM TO COURT” – Commons debate

One of the tactics of dictatorial regimes is to have punitive damages levied on newspapers that do not do what they want—a system whereby if a paper loses a libel action, it is effectively closed down.   "Why do such regimes do that? "They do it so that they can have the pretence of freedom … Continue reading “COUNCILS THAT GET THINGS WRONG COULD SHUT DOWN LOCAL NEWSPAPERS JUST BY TAKING THEM TO COURT” – Commons debate

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