Radio 4 Reports On What Is A Free Press?

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The British Press has been protesting about two proposals to create by Act of Parliament a general right of privacy. A Bill introduced by Brian Walden. mp, has already been debated in the House of Commons. Despite assurances, editors think such legislation could strike widely at the legitimate forms of newspaper enquiry. But how free should the Press be? Are they free at aU under the management of wealthy press proprietors? Do they bring undue pressures to bear in defiance of elementary privacy and freedom?

Produced by ALAN BURGESS

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Introduced By: Brian Walden.

Produced By: Alan Burgess