British Press Needs New Regulator, Report Says
Posted: 11/29/2012  |  By: Alan Cowell and Sarah Lyall | New York Times
LONDON — The leader of a major inquiry into the standards of British newspapers triggered by the phone hacking scandal offered an excoriating critique of the press as a whole on Thursday, saying it displayed “significant and reckless disregard for accuracy,” and urged the press to form an independent regulator to be underpinned by law.