Regulation

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.
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.

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