Regulation

By John Reynolds 29 April 6:30
The National Union of Journalists has given its official backing to Impress, the alternative press regulator to IPSO, labellng the latter a “pointless so-called regulator”. Impress has gained the support of the NUJ after a motion was passed supporting it at the union's Delegate Meeting.
By John Reynolds 21 April 15:21
The Telegraph has been found to have breached Clause One (accuracy) of the Editors’ Code for an article which was published on Telegraph.co.uk in March 2015.
By Dominic Ponsford 21 April 11:41
Embattled Cabinet minister John Whittingdale has revealed his faith in press freedom was "tested to the utmost" by a string revelations about his private life.
By Dominic Ponsford 14 April 9:22
Press form campaigners have come under attack for their stance on the exposure of Culture Secretary John Whittingdale's relationship with a woman who worked as a dominatrix.
By Dominic Ponsford 13 April 8:11
Labour has called for Culture Secretary John Whittingdale to withdraw from involvement in regulation of the press because he had a relationship with a woman who worked as a paid dominatrix.
 
By John Reynolds 08 April 7:39

The Gravesend News Shopper has been censured by press regulator IPSO over a report of an inquest into a woman's suicide.

By Dominic Ponsford 06 April 9:13
Victims of press malpractice, including Kate and Gerry McCann, last night accused Prime Minister David Cameron of breaking four promises made in the wake of the hacking scandal.
By Dominic Ponsford 26 March 8:06
The Sun breached the Editors’ Code by publishing a “significantly misleading” front page headlined “1 in 5 Brit Muslims’ sympathy for jihadis”.
By Dominic Ponsford 10 March 8:25
The editor of The Sun has strongly defended his paper's report that the Queen expressed Eurosceptic views.
By Dominic Ponsford 10 March 8:06
News publishers have launched a bid to stop rival press regulator Impress getting official approval from the Press Recognition Panel set up by the Government.
By Dominic Ponsford 09 March 13:20
Buckingham Palace has written to the press watchdog to register a complaint over claims that the Queen voiced strong Eurosceptic views during a lunch with the former deputy prime minister.
By John Reynolds 03 March 18:09
The Sun has escaped censure by IPSO after Labour MP Andy Burnham complained to the newspaper watchdog over a trio of articles published in late 2015 about him including one headlined “Bung me £5k to meet Burnham”.
By Dominic Ponsford 24 February 8:21
Press regulator IPSO has appointed former senior civil servant Sir Joseph Pilling to conduct an external review of its independence and effectiveness.
By Dominic Ponsford 23 February 10:04
The Lancashire Evening Post has been censured by the Independent Press Standards Organisation over the actions of a news agency reporting on an inquest.
By Dominic Ponsford 18 February 11:32
The BBC Trust has said the corporation must not commission opinion polls during the EU Referendum campaign and treat those commissioned by others with caution.
By Dominic Ponsford 11 February 9:42
Sir Alan Moses yesterday rejected the suggestion that IPSO was a “sham” regulator saying it now largely met the conditions set by the 2012 Leveson report.
By Dominic Ponsford 10 February 8:58
The Independent Press Standards Organisation has announced a four-year funding deal with the industry worth £10m and a series of changes to its rules which it claims have “enhanced its powers”.
By William Turvill and Dominic Ponsford 10 February 8:56
Labour yesterday said the commencement of part two of the Leveson Inquiry was "non-negotiable". But the Daily Mail, quoting a "senior Government source", reported it will never take place.
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.

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