Julian Petley

Julian Petley is a journalist and Professor of Screen Media in the School of Arts at Brunel University. He is co-chair of the Campaign for Press and Broadcasting Freedom, and also serves as a member of the editorial board of the British Journalism Review and on the advisory board of Index on Censorship.

The Leveson Inquiry and the Raucous Press

March 05, 2013

Is a free press a crucial restraint on power, or is it an irresponsible power in its own right? Professor Julian Petley discusses the UK’s Fourth Estate. ‘Democracies require an unlovable press. They need journalists who get in the face of power’. So says Michael Schudson, one of America’s foremost...