Regulation

By PA Media Lawyer 26 January 10:18
Mike Hardy, managing director of Abacus Advice Ltd, complained that the story, headlined "'Petrifying' advice given on pensions", published in print and online on 12 April last year, breached clause one of the Editors' Code of Practice, covering accuracy.
By Dominic Ponsford 21 January 12:15
Alternative press regulator Impress is set to be funded almost entirely by Max Mosley’s family charity.
By William Turvill 20 January 16:40
Hyperlocal news websites A Little Bit of Stone (Staffordshire), the Caerphilly Observer (Wales), Port Talbot Magnet (Wales), Southport Reporter (Merseyside), The Lincolnite (Lincolnshire), Your Harlow (Essex) and Your Thurrock (Essex) have signed up.
By Dominic Ponsford 12 January 9:59
The Times has censured by Press Regulator IPSO over an “inaccurate” story which claimed the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe Parliamentary Assembly operated as a “personal fiefdom”.
By PA Mediapoint and Press Gazette 30 December 12:56
The advertorial, seen in August, compared Michelin's tyres with an unspecified budget brand, concluding that premium tyres improved safety and performance in wet conditions over the cheaper version.
By William Turvill 23 December 15:46
Kavanagh (pictured) was political editor of the newspaper between 1983 and 2006 and then chief leader writer until 2008.
By William Turvill 23 December 12:19
Yesterday, The Independent's front page directed readers to page seven, saying: "Gotcha! 'Sun' told to put Corbyn apology on front page".
By William Turvill 22 December 11:00
It has been widely reported this month that the Government has quietly shelved the second part of the Leveson Inquiry.
By William Turvill 22 December 9:38
The "Court Jezter" front page story suggested the new Labour leader and republican had agreed to kiss the hand of the Queen and become a privy councillor "so he can get his hands on £6.2million of state cash".
By William Turvill and Press Association 21 December 12:20
Channel 4 itself called on Ofcom to carry out an investigation in September after the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards cleared Jack Straw and Malcolm Rifkind of wrongdoing and accused reporters of unfairly tarnishing their reputations.
By William Turvill 21 December 10:27
The Information Commissioner's Office has imposed the fine after the email, from editor Chris Evans, was sent to hundreds of thousands of addresses.
By Dominic Ponsford 16 December 11:09
News publishers have been asked to agree changes to the system of press regulation which would stop them being able to “obfuscate and resist” standards investigations.
By Dominic Ponsford 16 December 10:27
A front-page Daily Express story claiming that English was starting to "die out" in some British school classrooms was inaccurate, press regulator IPSO has ruled.
By Dominic Ponsford 16 December 9:01
The conclusion of Operation Weeting (announced on Friday) left the way open for part two of the Leveson Inquiry to finally commence.
By Dominic Ponsford 07 December 16:14

A defence expert complained to press regulator IPSO because he was unhappy at the way The Times edited an article which he wrote for the paper.

The complaint was not upheld.

By William Turvill 07 December 10:56
The Mediawise Trust made the complaint to the broadcast regulator on behalf of the woman, referred to as Mrs L, saying Sky News was guilty of an "unwarranted infringement of privacy".
By Dominic Ponsford 03 December 9:12
The Editors' Code committee has finally completed its post-Leveson review of the document and has made no major changes.
By William Turvill 26 November 10:49
Lord Justice Leveson has defended his inquiry into the press, telling an interviewer: "I just did what I was supposed to do."
By William Turvill 26 November 8:43
The Times has issued a correction after following up on The Sun’s poll finding that “one in five British Muslims has sympathy for Isis”.
By William Turvill 25 November 11:17
The story, which featured on the newspaper’s front page on Monday, was based on a Survation poll of 1,000 British Muslims.

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