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About Horatio Mortimer

Horatio Mortimer is a public affairs consultant and campaigner for media reform. He blogs at www.chumbly.comwhere a version of this article was originally posted.

Articles by Horatio Mortimer

This week's editor


Our guest editor, Valsamis Mitsilegas, director of the Criminal Justice Centre at Queen Mary University of London, introduces this week’s theme: Privacy and Surveillance in 2016.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Leveson is not an Establishment stich up

Leading left-of-centre columnists are wrong to denounce the Leveson proposals as being designed to protect the priviliged. There is a real need to regulate the corporate press and the way it abuses of its power.

BBC subscription would equal abolition

Responding to David Elstein, Horatio Mortimer argues that the BBC's funding model means it is accountable to 'the public' rather than 'consumers'. The BBC delivers a public good that market mechanisms can't match. 

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