The Leveson report: Statement in full
29 November 2012 Last updated at 14:57 GMT
A tougher form of self-regulation backed by legislation should be introduced to uphold press standards, the Leveson report has recommended.
Lord Justice Leveson said the press had "wreaked havoc in the lives of innocent people" for many decades.
He said the proposals in his reporter will protect the rights of victims and people bringing complaints.