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Committee examines hate crime with newspaper editors

24 April 2018

The Home Affairs Committee hears from editors of national newspapers and the Editors’ Code Committee – the body responsible for the press standards code – on whether there is an issue with treatment of minority groups in the print media, the adequacy of the Editors’ Code in protecting minority groups from discrimination, and the responsibilities of the print media.

Witnesses

Tuesday 24 April 2018, Thatcher Room, Portcullis House

At 2.15pm

  • Paul Clarkson, Managing Editor, The Sun
  • Lloyd Embley, Editor-in-Chief, Trinity Mirror
  • Gary Jones, Editor-in-Chief, Daily and Sunday Express
  • Peter Wright, Editor Emeritus, Associated Newspapers

At 3.15pm

  • Ian Brunskill, Assistant Editor, The Times
  • Ian MacGregor, Editor Emeritus, Telegraph Media Group, and President, Society of Editors
  • Ted Young, Editor, Metro

At 4.15pm

  • Neil Benson, Chair, Editors’ Code Committee
  • Ian Murray, Executive Director, Society of Editors

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