In Scotland, Lord McCluskey was asked to look at the Leveson Inquiry report
Leaders of Scotland's main political parties will decide on Thursday whether to back press regulation plans.
The Scottish government has suggested a number of amendments to the UK government's proposed royal charter to make it compliant with Scots law.
These include an addition on "appropriate respect" for people who have recently died.
It follows complaints about press treatment from the family of murdered Glasgow teenager Diane Watson.
The 16-year-old was stabbed to death at school by another girl in 1991.
Her mother Margaret Watson told the Leveson Inquiry into press ethics that her son Alan killed himself 18 months later after reading derogatory articles about his dead sister.
Scottish Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop told MSPs on Holyrood's Culture committee that she had asked for a reference to be added which gives appropriate respect in dealing with those who have recently died.
Mrs Watson had earlier told the committee she was looking for her daughter's reputation to be reinstated.
Lord McCluskey, who produced a report on press regulation in Scotland after the Leveson Inquiry, has criticised the UK government's plans for an independent regulator via a royal charter.
He warned MSPs earlier this month that using a royal charter to regulate the press would set a "wonderful example to Putin and Mugabe and other dictators".
Holyrood's education and culture committee is examining what the royal charter could mean in practice in Scotland.
First Minister Alex Salmond said the UK government's agreed plans for press regulation should be