Andrew Tettenborn

Andrew Tettenborn is a writer and academic.

There is no reason why broadcasters should not be like newspapers: free to say what they like, within the law

New provisions in the Trade Bill run the risk of putting a serious spanner in the delicately balanced works of international trade

Is it actually the function of our cultural institutions to reflect society as divided into arbitrary interest groups; and, even so, is it any business of the state, acting through Ofcom?

The reaction to the government’s Independent Human Rights Act Review suggests we are in distinct danger of succumbing to a destructively progressive cult

New hate crime proposals could make Northern Ireland the least free part of the UK

Andrew Tettenborn says we should be able to hear, read and say what we want without the threat of undemocratic human rights law

Perhaps it is time we introduced bodies bankrolled by the UK taxpayer which support a commitment to democracy

We should educate children to make healthy food choices, not ban fast-food adverts from the internet

The Government needs to bite the bullet and demonstrate political conviction over free speech

American conservatives and Polish liberals are both right about abortion law. It should be a matter for elected politicians, not Supreme Courts