Lawyers question timing of PCC shutdown as Leveson rumbles on
City media lawyers have questioned the timing of the news that the Press Complaints Commission (PCC) is to be shut down amid the ongoing Leveson inquiry into UK press standards. The wind-down of the PCC, which has come under intense fire in the wake of the phone-hacking scandal, had been widely predicted, although the yesterday's (8 March) announcement has provoked some surprise among media lawyers.
City media lawyers have questioned the timing of the news that the Press Complaints Commission (PCC) is to be shut down amid the ongoing Leveson inquiry into UK press standards.
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