Setting up a media council in the time of the Internet and social media onslaught is a futile effort


  • Letters
  • Thursday, 16 Jan 2020

We should learn from the British experience. In 1990, the Calcutt Report of the Committee on Privacy and Related Matters recommended the setting up of a Press Complaints Commission to replace the UK Press Council. The UK Press Council ceased to exist in 1991.

There is no media council in the United States.

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