Regulation

By William Turvill 26 March 10:21
The Independent Press Standards Organisation has ruled that the Guido Fawkes/Sunday Mirror investigation into Conservative MP Brooks Newmark was justified.
By PA Medialawyer and Press Gazette 25 March 10:38

An advertisement which gave Daily Star readers the chance to win a date with a page three model has been banned for being sexist, offensive and socially irresponsible.

By Dominic Ponsford 16 March 17:42
Police seeking to identify a journalist's source by accessing communications data will need the approval of a judge before going ahead under a new code of conduct, MPs have been told.
By PA Media Lawyer 16 March 8:50
A newspaper story claiming adult asylum seekers were lying about their age and being placed in schools with 11-year-olds were unsubstantiated and significantly misleading, the Independent Press Standards Organisation has held.
By William Turvill 13 March 9:35
The Independent Press Standards Organisation has upheld a complaint against the Daily Express for an article claiming that climate change had been "PROVED to be 'nothing but a lie'".
By Press Gazette 04 March 17:04
The chairman of the Regulatory Funding Company (RFC), which funds the Independent Press Standards Organisation, has stepped down from the post, it was announced today.
By William Turvill 04 March 9:22
The Independent Press Standards Organisation has ruled that the Derby Telegraph breached three clauses of the Editors’ Code for a photograph used in a story headlined: “Girl involved in incident outside Derbyshire secondary school”.
By Dominic Ponsford 04 March 8:35
The Independent Press Standards Organisation has upheld a complaint against Mail Online but rejected it against The Mail on Sunday over the same article.
By PA Mediapoint and Press Gazette 25 February 17:17
Labour deputy leader Harriet Harman said today her party would have a mandate to "follow through on Leveson" if it won the general election in May.
By Dominic Ponsford 24 February 14:00
The Independent Press Standards Organisation has called for evidence from the Telegraph and others on allegations that the title has allowed commercial considerations to influence editorial.
By Dominic Ponsford 20 February 16:29
The first lay members have been appointed to the Editors’ Code of Practice Committee which writes the Editors’ Code.
By PA Media Lawyer 17 February 9:14
The Metropolitan Police complained about a section of the programme featuring a reporter interviewing members of the public about the issue.
By Dominic Ponsford 10 February 15:21
The Chester Leader has been censured by the Independent Press Standards Organisation for publication of a court report which identified a child in breach of reporting restrictions.
By Press Gazette 05 February 17:51
New safeguards requiring police to obtain authorisation from a judge before accessing journalists' phone records should be put in place before the general election in May, Culture Secretary Sajid Javid said.
By PA Media Lawyer 03 February 16:28
A complaint by a Saudi princess that The Sunday Telegraph breached three clauses of the Editors' Code of Practice with a story about her golden retriever dog has been rejected by the Independent Press Standards Organisation. (Stock picture: Shutterstock)
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.
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.

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