Nationals censured by IPSO over misleading court coverage, regionals cleared over reports of same storyBy Dominic Ponsford 03 July 10:49
Three national newspapers have been censured by press regulator IPSO over inaccurate reports of a court case.
By Dominic Ponsford 29 June 10:52
The Herald in Glasgow has been told by press regulator IPSO to apologise to a man who featured in an inaccurate story about a libel case.
It has funding of £3m, eight staff and currently no one to regulate: Meet the Press Recognition PanelBy Dominic Ponsford 23 June 15:29
Riding up in the glass lift at the Richard Rogers-designed offices of the Press Recognition Panel in the City of London I muse that regulating the regulator of the press is rather more lucrative than reporting on it.
IPSO: Express OK to call children with shotgun permits 'licensed to kill' - but wrong to illustrate with handgun pictureBy William Turvill and Press Association 22 June 12:48
But the press regulator upheld a complaint that the Express website was inaccurate to illustrate the story with a picture of a child holding a hangun.
Times ordered to republish correction - with front page promotion - on inaccurate Labour tax plans splashBy William Turvill 19 June 10:00
The Times has republished a correction, and promoted it on the front page, over an inaccurate story about Labour's tax plans.
By Dominic Ponsford 15 June 16:02
The Independent Press Standards Organisation has begun the process of setting up a low cost arbitration scheme for settling libel and privacy claims.
By William Turvill 11 June 10:23
Since replacing the Press Complaints Commission in September, IPSO has ruled on at least 28 complaints made by third parties, accoridng to Press Gazette research.
Guardian readers' editor ponders crowdsourcing solution on how to deal with 30,000 complaints a yearBy William Turvill 04 June 9:01
The Guardian readers’ editor has revealed that he received 29,551 in the year to March, an increase of more than 3,000 on the year before. (Picture: Reuters)
By Dominic Ponsford 28 May 9:40
The Sun has been censured by the Independent Press Standards Organisation over a Rod Liddle column which poked fund at a blind and transgender Labour parliamentary candidate.
By PA Media Lawyer 27 May 9:55
The Glasgow-based Herald newspaper was ordered to publish a correction after the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO) partially upheld a complaint about accuracy.
Leaked letter reveals Home Secretary's proposal for Ofcom powers to 'censor' broadcast of 'extremist content'By William Turvill 22 May 9:18
Home Secretary Theresa May proposed that broadcast regulator Ofcom be given the power “censor” transmissions involving “extremist content”, according to a leaked letter in which the former culture secretary condemned the plans.
New legal protections for media sources may be illusory: Why journalists and lawyers should unite to fight for confidentialityBy Nicholas Griffin QC and Robert O’Sullivan QC 20 May 16:23
Two QCs specialising in surveillance and privacy warn that new government protections for journalists' sources may prove to be "illusory" and they urge the industry to keep up the Save Our Sources battle
Publishers face threat of punitive libel costs as rival regulator IMPRESS seeks official recognitionBy Dominic Ponsford 20 May 10:48
New press regulator IMPRESS has revealed that it is applying for official recognition under the Parliament-backed Royal Charter process.
By PA Media Lawyer 14 May 12:47
A complaint that a newspaper failed to take care over the accuracy of a story based on information from a local authority's website - which later turned out to be wrong - has been rejected by the Independent Press Standards Organisation.
By PA Media Lawyer 07 May 12:49
A new and updated edition of the guidance on reporting restriction in courts was published yesterday.
By William Turvill 07 May 10:58
A mother has been banned from speaking to the press about a judge’s decision to put her baby into the care of her father and his partner.
By PA Media Lawyer 07 May 9:34
Letters warning the media against "acts of harassment" on the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at their Norfolk home have been distributed by police, according to reports.
IPSO rejects Katie Hopkins migrant 'cockroaches' complaints: Editors' Code does not cover 'taste and offence'By Dominic Ponsford 06 May 11:28
The Independent Press Standards Organisation has rejected more than 400 complaints about a Sun comment piece which described African migrants as cockroaches.
Sajid Javid rules out Tory press regulation intervention: 'Our job is done as a government. It's up to the press'By William Turvill 29 April 15:07
A Conservative government would not seek to change the current system of press regulation, the Culture Secretary has said.
By William Turvill 27 April 11:01
The Independent Press Standards Organisation has announced two new appointments, including a director of ex