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Trinity Mirror execs and regional newspaper editors to give evidence at Leveson Inquiry this week

By Hamish Mackay

January 16, 2012 | 1 min read

The editors of seven regional newspapers - including John McLellan, of The Scotsman - will give evidence to the Leveson Inquiry on press standards later this week.

The other six regional editors are Nigel Pickover, of the Ipswich Star; Peter Charlton, of the Yorkshire Post; Spencer Feeney, of the South Wales Evening Post; Maria McGeoghan, of the Manchester Evening News; Noel Doran, of the Irish News; and Mike Gilson, of the Belfast Telegraph.

Today (Monday) the inquiry will hear evidence from executives at Trinity Mirror, which publishes five national newspapers, including two Scottish titles, and more than 160 regional papers.

The company's witnesses will include Daily Mirror editor Richard Wallace; Sunday Mirror editor Tina Weaver; People editor Lloyd Embley; and chief executive Sly Bailey

The press standards inquiry will also this week hear from The Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger, The Times editor James Harding and Sunday Times editor John Witherow.

Other witnesses include Private Eye editor Ian Hislop and the editors of three celebrity magazines - Hello!'s Rosie Nixon, OK!'s Lisa Byrne and Heat's Lucie Cave.

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