The British press should have an independent regulator, underpinned by law, and with the power to fine, Judge Brian Leveson recommended in a long-awaited report sparked by a phone-hacking scandal at Rupert Murdoch's News of the World tabloid.
Judge Brian Leveson said he was not recommending that parliament set up a press regulator, but rather that the industry set up its own regulator, backed by a law.
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