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TV accused of sensationalising smallpox story – 1962

With media regulation high on the public agenda, a story from 50 years ago – when Wales was in the grip of a smallpox epidemic – has contemporary resonance.

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Press standards – what’s new?

As the Leveson inquiry into press standards resumes (on 9 Jan) it might be interesting to put the current debate about the behaviour of the media into a historical perspective. Here’s a list of concerns about newspapers and journalists: ‘Complaints … Continue reading

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