The majority of the newspaper industry has rejected the Royal Charter. They will submit their own rival version to the Queen. Full details from the World at One:
Can anyone possibly be surprised we have rejected Lab-Lib-Hackedoff stitch up- not forgetting walk on role for sleepy Letwin.(PM was in bed)
— Tony Gallagher (@tonygallagher) April 25, 2013
Sun editor: "Sun readers expect journalists to behave responsibly, but don’t want them censored by a state-sponsored Ministry of Truth."
— Media Guido (@MediaGuido) April 25, 2013
Evan Harris isn’t going to be happy…
The Editors of the Times and Sunday Times, as well as the the Managing Editor and CEO of News International have all put out video statements explaining the new plan. Here.