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Regional press news in brief

Proposals to allow TV cameras into court are still under discussion by the Government, according to a spokeswoman from the Department for Constitutional Affairs. Constitutional Secretary Lord Falconer is still working on proposals on televising criminal trials, even though he

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More public bodies are now covered – plus: new lay member for the PCC and more news in brief

Conference will combat industry criticisms

The public perception of journalists and the media is to be examined at a free event orgainsed by the National Union of Journalists and media ethics group MediaWise. The NUJ Ethics Council Conference Journalism and Public Trust will look at

Veteran political journalist to speak at Society conference

Political journalist Chris Moncrieff will be the guest speaker at the Society of Editors annual dinner in October. The Press Association journalist will provide his own insight into events of the past year such as the Hutton inquiry and difficulties

Regional editors to speak at conference

Four editors from the regional press will be among the speakers at this year’s Society of Editors Conference. Mike Gilson of The News in Portsmouth, Leicester Mercury editor Nick Carter, Hannah Walker of the South London Press and Terry Manners

New PCC chairman to speak at Society meeting

The Press Complaints Commission’s new chairman is to make his first official speech in the role at the Newspaper Society’s Annual General Meeting next week. Sir Christopher Meyer will speak to regional newspaper publishers about his commitment to press self-regulation

Editors look ahead to October date

More top names from national and regional newspapers have joined the list of speakers at the York conference of the Society of Editors in October. Tim Bowdler, president of the Newspaper Society, will give the Society of Editors Lecture at