Simon Singh on libel reform

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As the Defamation Bill passes through the House of Lords and is signed off by the Commons, we speak to the science writer and campaigner Simon Singh. Should people who are arrested be named in the media or should their identify remain a secret until charged? A question for Susan Aslan a Media Lawyer, Trevor Kavanagh Associate Editor of The Sun and Frances Crook Chief Executive of the Howard League for Penal Reform. Plus Susanna Dinnage general manager of Discovery Networks UK on the launch of a new Channel aimed at women.

Presented by Steve Hewlett
Produced by Beverley Purcell.

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Wed 24 Apr 2013 16:30