The National Union of Journalists has said it will use its core participant status at the Leveson inquiry into press ethics to call for a conscience clause that would prevent journalists who expose unethical practices from losing their jobs.
Lord Patten has defended the self-regulation of the press, arguing it still has a future despite the events of the phone hacking scandal.
Lord Justice Leveson has said his inquiry into press practices in light of the phone hacking scandal will aim to determine "who guards the guardians" in media regulation.
Trevor Kavanagh, associate editor at the Sun, has defended the newspaper industry on the day that the Leveson inquiry into press ethics and practices begun.
Professor Roy Greenslade has claimed the Leveson inquiry, which began today in London, will force the press to re-examine its practices in light of the phone hacking scandal.
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