UK government asks Leveson to give new press regulator power over web TV
Posted in: Government & Policy at 08/07/2012 20:49
The government has asked the Leveson inquiry to consider giving the new press regulation body responsibility for web TV services ranging from Channel 4's catch-up service, 4oD, to adult content such as Playboy.
Jeremy Hunt, the culture secretary, has written to the inquiry into press ethics to suggest that the successor body to the Press Complaints Commission could become "a one-stop shop" for all news output by newspaper groups.
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