Regulation

By William Turvill 29 January 11:02
The new regulator, whose chairman is retired judge Sir Alan Moses and has been signed up for by the vast majority of the national and regional press, has been up and running since September. The hotline, which was recommended by Lord Justice Leveson and included in IPSO’s founding documents, would give journalists an opportunity to anonymously blow the whistle on alleged bad practice with the regulator.
By Press Gazette 21 January 10:03
Chairman of press regulator IPSO Sir Alan Moses has told press owners to scrap rules which allow them to “obfuscate and resist” an investigation.Moses was giving evidence yesterday to the House of Lords Communications Committee.
By Press Gazette 19 January 8:08
Every national newspaper editor has backed the Press Gazette Save Our Sources campaign and signed a joint letter of protest to Prime Minister David Cameron over police spying on journalists' phone records.
By William Turvill 12 January 9:57
A letter, published by the Guido Fawkes blog, explained that non-party campaigners are “individuals or organisations that campaign in the run-up to elections, but are not standing as political parties or candidates”.
By PA Media Lawyer 07 January 10:36
Ofcom launched its investigation after the corporation used footage from a Russian broadcaster which showed an open passport belonging to a woman who died in the crash.
By Press Gazette 31 December 10:25

An advert for the campaign group Hacked Off has been banned for misleading consumers with "ambiguous" information about Lord Justice Leveson's involvement in the Royal Charter.

By William Turvill 23 December 14:32
The regulator, set up in September, has published rulings on complaints against The Daily Telegraph, Metro, Swindon Evening Advertsier, Press and Journal and the Edinburgh Evening News.
By Press Gazette 10 November 9:36
Sir Alan Moses, who leads the Independent Press Standards Organisation, insisted the body will come "armed with a slim, clear book of rules and not with an iron fist" when it tackles complaints.
By Sir Alan Moses 10 November 9:16
This is the speech of Sir Alan Moses, chair of the Independent Press Standards Organisation, for last night's Society of Editors Lecture. It has not been checked against delivery.
By Dominic Ponsford 03 November 11:29
The Regulatory Funding Company appoints the Editors’ Code Committee and also has some influence over appointments to the IPSO board and complaints committee.
By William Turvill and Press Association 21 October 8:38
The story, from 29 July, was brought to the attention of the new press regulator by Conservative MP Dr Sarah Wollaston.
By William Turvill 20 October 13:06
Three weeks ago, the Sunday Mirror’s front page revealed that the Conservative MP had exchanged lewd online messages with a journalist - Alex Wickham of the Guido Fawkes blog - posing as a “twenty something Tory PR girl”.
By Press Gazette 30 September 16:45
Chairman of the Independent Press Standards Organisation Sir Alan Moses said subterfuge should only be used as a "last resort" as a means of discovering evidence which the newspaper already suspected existed.
By PA Mediapoint 30 September 10:00

It is for the new press regulator to decide whether a newspaper "sting" operation that forced a minister to resign in a sex scandal was legitimate, David Cameron has said.

By Dominic Ponsford 30 September 8:38
Sunday Mirror editor in chief Lloyd Embley has apologised for the use of photos of women without their permission in a ‘sexting’ sting which prompted the resignaton of a Conservative minister.
By Dominic Ponsford 29 September 9:04
Sunday Mirror editor in chief Lloyd Embley has said there was a “nailed on public interest” to its story yesterday revealing that a married Tory minister had exchanged lewd online messages with a journalist posing as a PR girl.
By Dominic Ponsford 24 September 15:26
A small number of accredited journalists are to be allowed to cover a forthcoming terrorism trial which is shrouded in an unprecedented level of secrecy.
By Dominic Ponsford 17 September 11:43

The Newspaper Society has backed Press Gazette’s Save Our Sources campaign against public authorities' use of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act to spy on journalists without external oversight.

By Dominic Ponsford 12 September 8:55
The Daily Telegraph has become the last newspaper to be censured by the PCC after it published details after needlessly identifying the wife of a convicted paedophile.
By Cleland Thom 11 September 10:26
The Metropolitan Police were wrong to warn people who watched the video of the beheading of an American journalist that they could be committing a crime.

Pages