Sir Harold Evans and press regulation

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Veteran newspaper editor Sir Harold Evans discusses News International's payment to the Dowler family and whether the British press is in danger of statutory regulation.

Professor Roy Greenslade and Baroness Jay discuss how the press might be regulated in future and whether newspapers would be able to break stories like the MPs' expenses scandal if there were tighter regulation of the press.

A new documentary, Page One, follows the fortunes of the New York Times's media desk as the paper faces new challenges in a digital world. Steve is joined by New York Times media reporter and star of the film, David Carr, to discuss how newspapers can survive.

There has been criticism of the X-Factor after Ceri Rees, a contestant on the programme, performed and was rejected for the fourth time. Steve Hewlett hears from her singing coach, Amanda Richards, who believes the programme makers have exploited Ceri - something the X Factor team denies.

The producer is Simon Tillotson.

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30 minutes

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Wed 21 Sep 2011 13:30
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