Leveson report: What it really means for press and public
29 November 2012 Last updated at 23:07 GMT
Lord Justice Leveson hopes his report will mark a key moment in Britain's 300 year tradition of press freedom but newspaper editors say nothing should be done to threaten their independence.
So how do you protect the public when journalists get it wrong?
Nick Higham takes a closer look at what impact the report could have on the press and what it would mean for victims.