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More media regulation 'will improve credibility'

Increased press regulation will not have a negative impact on investigative journalism, but give it more credibility and "an edge" when competing with web-based news.

11th March, 2012

Increased press regulation will not have a negative impact on investigative journalism, but give it more credibility and "an edge" when competing with web-based news. That's according to Belfast-based libel lawyer, Paul Tweed, whose book - Privacy and Libel Law: The Clash with Press Freedom - will be released later this month.

"Applying clearer and more narrow regulatory parameters to the press will give it an edge in terms of competition with the online sphere,"...

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